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A heatwave is on the way, thanks to something called a Spanish Plume

Don't go packing away those shorts and boaters just yet - August is about to get hot. Gloriously hot. 

The Met Office is forecasting temperatures of 30 degrees Celsius in the south of England for a heatwave that could get underway from 15 August, all due to something called a 'Spanish Plume'. 

But what the heck is a Spanish Plume, and why does it result in Ibiza-level temperatures? 

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