Philippa has Friday's weather forecast

Philippa has the latest weather Credit: ITV Meridian

Another hot and sunny day with just isolated heavy and perhaps thundery showers breaking out towards the north of the patch. These showers will fade this evening, then dry and clear for a time before rain spreads in from the west. This will clear through tomorrow morning with sunny spells and showers to follow, feeling considerably fresher than recent days.

Today:A band of showers, perhaps thundery, clearing northeast. Sunny spells developing then hot by this afternoon with a chance of showers. These may be thundery with hail possible. Many places remaining dry. Cool and misty near some coasts. Maximum temperature 32 °C.

Tonight:Evening showers becoming confined to Kent with clear spells likely. Cloud and rain arriving from the southwest after midnight, perhaps rather heavy. Winds remaining mostly light, away from coasts. Minimum temperature 14 °C.

Saturday:Saturday windier with some rain and showers, occasionally heavy with thunderstorms possible for the afternoon. Gusty winds for a time. Maximum temperature 22 °C.