Brits enjoy warm weather & pastel skies as sandstorm sweeps through Spain

BRITAIN basked in some welcome warmth yesterday, turning skies pink and sending sunbathers to the beach.

On top of the Cow and Calf Rocks, on Ilkley Moor, West Yorks, a walker was treated to pastel skies.

On top of the Cow and Calf Rocks, on Ilkley Moor, West Yorks, a walker was treated to pastel skies

On top of the Cow and Calf Rocks, on Ilkley Moor, West Yorks, a walker was treated to pastel skiesCredit: LNP
Dance school pals were at the beach with bucket, spade and beach ball in Lytham St Annes, near Blackpool

Dance school pals were at the beach with bucket, spade and beach ball in Lytham St Annes, near BlackpoolCredit: Dave Nelson

Dance school pals were at the beach with bucket, spade and beach ball in Lytham St Annes, near Blackpool.

And while London at 16C (60F) was hotter than Ibiza, in Spain a sandstorm from the Sahara blew over the south, including Benidorm.

The weather is expected to remain warm this week.

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In Benidorm the sky turned reddish-yellow due to the presence of Saharan dust in the atmosphere

In Benidorm the sky turned reddish-yellow due to the presence of Saharan dust in the atmosphereCredit: Solarpix

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