London weather forecast: Capital could see one of warmest March days on record as temperatures soar

London is set for what could be one of the warmest March days on record.

The Met Office has said that a high of 23C (75.2F) is “on the cards” in London on Tuesday with a “small chance” that temperatures could reach as high as 24C.

The warm weather coincides with the easing of England’s lockdown measures, with the “stay at home” order ending, groups of six people, or two households, now able to meet outside.

Outdoor sporting venues such as football and cricket pitches, tennis and basketball courts, outdoor swimming pools, golf courses and sailing clubs have also reopened.

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Met Office meteorologist Steven Keates said it will be "quite chilly" on Monday night before heating up on Tuesday.

"It will be quite chilly by night but quite warm by day", he said.

"Tonight it's dry and clear. It will be quite chilly. It will be down to 4 or 5 degrees.


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London weather forecast: Capital could see one of warmest March days on record as temperatures soar