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Notting Hill Carnival could be in line for HOTTEST Bank Holiday Monday on record

It's getting hot in here

If you are heading to the grand finale of Notting Hill Carnival, today (August 28) should be a heck of a day.

After a disappointing August of downpours and low temperatures, the sunshine is set to return with a "small chance" of 30C in parts of southern England.

According to the Met Office, it could "potentially" be the hottest late August bank holiday Monday on record since it was established in 1965.

The record was set in 1990.

The weather agency said on Twitter: "We have got to beat 28.3C - can we do it?"

Chris Page, a meteorologist from the Met Office, said: "In the south, where it is a bank holiday, it is going to be a fairly decent day with some fine weather around.

"The temperatures could climb during a large part of this afternoon to the mid twenties to high twenties, we could see 28 or 29°C for the south east corner."

But don't get too excited.

Even though the sun is expected for a wee bit longer, high temperatures won't stick around.

A forecaster added: "Tuesday and Wednesday could see some rain moving into the southeast but we are keeping an eye on this.

"There is a lot of bright weather to come but there will be rain later in the week."

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