Andover has reached temperatures higher than St Tropez in the south of France; Corfu; Bodrum in southern Turkey; and the Spanish island of Majorca, with temperatures in these destinations forecast to be in the late teens and early 20s.
Andover is set for 23C for 4:00 pm, which is hotter than some top European destinations.
A study shows upwards of 11 million travellers will be setting out for Easter weekend.
The Met Office is suggesting that UV levels are moderate, however, you should still wear sunscreen.
Are you travelling this Easter weekend? 🚗
— Met Office (@metoffice) April 17, 2019
Today is set to be the busiest day for travelling as many people make the most of the hot weekend.
Motorist are advised to set off early to avoid long traffic jams.