Now things have changed again.
Just ten days ago, we were told 'Summer starts in September':
Nathan Rao explained:
Forecasters fear the equivalent of five months of rain could fall by the end of June. They do not anticipate any significant hot spell until well into September.
No significant hot spell until September?
And now, Mr Rao?
A scorching blast of summer will at last roar in from the Continent this week – sending temperatures to 93F (34C).
Sun-starved Britons will sizzle in four days of “extreme heat” – at least in the South – due to a surge of hot air from Spain and France.
The mercury is expected to rocket to 81F tomorrow with highs of 93F possible in London and the South-east by Thursday.
The Met Office is currently forecasting nothing higher than 25C this week in London: