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Balmy Autumn temperatures set to give way to a wet and windy weekend

PUBLISHED: 16:03 10 October 2018 | UPDATED: 16:03 10 October 2018

A map of UK temperatures. Picture: Weatherquest

A map of UK temperatures. Picture: Weatherquest

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Summer temperatures are set to give way to gales as the east feels the affects of storm Callum over the weekend.

Jarrold Bridge and Cathedral. Photo: Lesley BuckleyJarrold Bridge and Cathedral. Photo: Lesley Buckley

Norfolk’s record breaking summer, has continued into Autumn but today could be the last of the blue skies and sunshine as things are set to turn cloudier, windier and a lot wetter.

Norfolk has enjoyed highs of 22.7C today, just 1.1 degree below the UK high of 23.8C which was reported in Gravesend, Kent.

Highs of 23.2C were recorded in Bedford, 22.9C in Wittering and 22.8C in Santon Downham

While the warm temperatures are set to continue over the next couple of days the sunshine will disappear giving way to rain overnight on Thursday and Friday into Saturday.

Ranworth Broad. Photo: Melanie WestgateRanworth Broad. Photo: Melanie Westgate

Fred Best, from Norwich based forecaster Weatherquest said: “Tomorrow will be a bit cloudier with risks of a few showers early on in the morning. It will be a bit brighter during the middle of the day but then late afternoon and overnight there will be a front moving across Britain.”

He said not all of the region will see rain but the majority would wake up to blustery conditions on Friday and highs of 21-22C.

Temperatures will remain balmy on Saturday with highs of 23-24C but will be accompanied by more wet and windy weather as the region catches the edge of storm Callum which will be moving east across the country.

It was a bright sunny autumn day, looking out towards the pier. Photo: David StarkeyIt was a bright sunny autumn day, looking out towards the pier. Photo: David Starkey

A warm lunch break in October. Photo: Lydia TaylorA warm lunch break in October. Photo: Lydia Taylor

A beautifully calm early morning at Morston Quay with the added bonus of a very high tide. Photo: Martin SizelandA beautifully calm early morning at Morston Quay with the added bonus of a very high tide. Photo: Martin Sizeland

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