The glorious hot weather is set to come to a halt.
Aberdonians flocked to beaches and parks to make the most of what weather experts believe was the last weekend of summer.
Tropical Storm Beta is heading towards the shores of Texas and Louisiana, causing concerns about heavy rain, flooding and storm surge across the Gulf Coast.
Parts of the UK are on track to record a heatwave this week as temperatures soared above 30C (86F) on Tuesday.
Parts of the UK were hotter than Marbella and Tenerife on Monday and sweltering temperatures are set to soar even higher on Tuesday.
The UK looks set to bask in scorching temperatures this week. The mercury will be highest in southern parts, reaching 30C (86F), but most of the country will see a spell of warmer weather over the next few days, the Met Office said.
Trains between Aberdeen and Inverness have been cancelled today.
Despite being hit by a “major summer heatwave” the UK saw below average sunshine for the season, the Met Office has said.
Temperatures plunged to just above freezing on the last day of summer as the UK heralded the coming of autumn with a chill in the air.
As summer bows out, we look back over a month of weather extremes, with a heatwave – including the hottest August day recorded in 17 years – as well as two unseasonably early named storms.
Low temperatures will end a month of “extreme” weather in the UK, which has included two named storms, a heatwave, and the hottest August day recorded in 17 years.
A waterspout caught the attention of coastal tourists and residents in Southwold on Friday after it was spotted moving across the sea.
Forecasters have warned more heavy downpours could ravage the north-east of England as people were urged to prepare for possible flooding.
Torrential rain and flooding brought traffic mayhem as more heavy showers and thunderstorms are expected across parts of the UK on Friday.
Thunderstorms are forecast to hit parts of the UK ahead of the bank holiday weekend as the wet and windy end to August continues.
Thirty-seven people have been rescued from flood water in Northern Ireland, the fire service said.
Wind speeds have broken August records in parts of England and Wales as Storm Francis batters the UK with strong gusts and heavy rain.
Storm Francis has lashed the UK and Ireland with strong winds and heavy rain, with more expected over Tuesday evening.
Homes have been flooded, rail lines blocked and campers rescued as Storm Francis begins to lash the UK with strong winds and heavy rain.
Deaths in the UK have risen above average for the first time since mid-June, statistics show, but coronavirus is not thought to be behind the rise.
The Met Office has warned there could be a risk of flooding along the north-east coast tomorrow.
A bid to relocate the last surviving tank landing craft used at D-Day to its new home has been delayed due to high winds.
Strong winds which battered parts of the UK are expected to ease on Saturday following disruption to coastal areas and warnings from emergency services.
A holidaymaker has died after getting into difficulty in the sea off the Cornish coast as emergency services warn of the dangers of strong winds which are battering parts of the UK.
A coastal flood warning was issued for a north-east town due to weather conditions and high tides.
Emergency services have urged the public to be aware of the dangers posed by strong winds due to strike the UK in the wake of Storm Ellen.
Gusts of up to 70mph could hit coastal areas as Storm Ellen moves on and leaves more wet and windy weather in its wake.
Winds of up to 66mph have been recorded at Pembrey Sands in Wales as Storm Ellen hit Ireland and western parts of Britain, the Met Office said.
People on camping holidays have been warned that trees could easily come down as parts of the UK braced for winds of more than 70mph to hit.
Gusts of up to 75mph are forecast to batter parts of the UK this week as Storm Ellen sweeps in from the Atlantic.