London is set to have one of the warmest weekends this year, hotter than some of the summer’s most popular destinations, weather experts predict.

Humid conditions are expected to reach highs of 27C and 29C on both Saturday and Sunday (June 17 and 18).

It's set to be some 10C above the usual average for this time of year.

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Temperatures in London will be hotter than in holiday hotspots Tenerife (24C) and Lanzarote (26C).

Get set for sweltering trains and offices on Monday when the temperature is again forecast to hit 29C, hotter than Aruba (28C) and just as hot as Los Angeles (29C).

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The warm weather will bring muggy nights to London and the south as high pressure sitting to the south-west draws in warm air.

For the rest of the week, temperatures will cool to 22C until Wednesday before rising on Thursday to 26C.