hot spell

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: spell - a spell of hot weather
while, spell, patch, piece - a period of indeterminate length (usually short) marked by some action or condition; "he was here for a little while"; "I need to rest for a piece"; "a spell of good weather"; "a patch of bad weather"
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The month of May was an exceptionally cool one, and his secret prayers were granted; but early in June there came a record-breaking hot spell, and after that there were men wanted in the fertilizer mill.
Every year there's a mad rush to buy fans and sunscreen when the temperatures rise, but we've known all of our lives we're normally due at least one hot spell per summer.
Scotland, West Yorkshire, Cumbria and the Midlands were among the worst hit areas as the hot spell came to a stormy end.
However, weather experts warned the hot spell is set to end and the rest of the week will be cooler with showers and clouds.
Talking to Pakistan Television News, Muhammad Hanif said that this spell is going to be the last hot spell in Pakistan.
On top of the showers, unseasonably strong winds are set to blow away any memories of the recent hot spell.
Martin Moriarty, 13, was swimming with friends during the recent hot spell when he got into difficulty.
They are advised to avoid excessive exercise and use prescribed medicines during the hot spell.
A PA Weather Centre spokesman said: "This hot spell is set to continue until Friday or Saturday when it may become more unsettled.
Next we will be getting reports that this hot spell of weather is not a result of British summer, but global warning.
But Billy should make the most of it, as forecasters predict the hot spell will end soon.
The hot spell of the past few days prompted many to make a last- minute decision to head for the coast - but weather forecasters are warning the heat will break by the end of the weekend.