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Why is the weather so hot and will it last?

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Glorious sunshine and temperatures of up to 35 degrees in parts of the UK, but what is causing it?

A heatwave in Spain and a strong breeze could be bringing the hot weather north to the UK. This is called a Spanish plume.

This could also mean hot and humid storms later this week.

We spoke to our resident weather expert Simon King to find out more...