But forecasters have said the country unseasonably warm snap could end on Sunday with showers seeing sand hitting the country.
A storm in the Sahara Desert earlier this week has sent a vast sand cloud into the atmosphere.
Dust storm: This satellite image shows the clouds of sand forced in the atmosphere after a massive storm in the Sahara
You ain't seen nothing yet: A motorcyclist drives through a cloud of dust in Fahrenholz, Germany, after a sand storm in the Sahara blew across Europe
Eight people were killed and at least 41 others injured after the sand storm caused a massive pile-up in northern Germany yesterday.
The storm is now heading towards the UK and could cause sand-laden showers to fall on Sunday.
Helen Chivers, Met Office forecaster, told the Daily Mirror: 'There was quite a large sandstorm in Morocco, which meant a large amount of sand in the atmosphere.
'The cloud hit southwest England on Friday. There's a chance of showers in some parts on Sunday, so it may come down then.'
Temperatures in the UK were set to hit 21C today - with the warm weather already sparking fears of a drought.
Britain has been basking in the mini-heatwave all week, but experts have said the driest March for the last 50 years has left reservoirs in some areas almost 20 per cent less full than the drought of 1995.
Brendan Jones, forecaster at Meteo-Group UK, said: 'Just about the whole of the country is going to have a good Saturday with lots of sunshine and a light wind.
'All in all it will be pretty warm almost everywhere with temperatures in the high teens and getting towards 21 degrees.'
Parts of Britain will enjoy temperatures hotter than Nice, Rome and Athens.
Supermarkets stocked up on BBQ products, including beer, ice cream and charcoal, in anticipation.
And Heathrow and Gatwick airports said this weekend would be the busiest of the Easter period.
London and the Home Counties saw temperatures reach 22C in Gatwick, West Sussex and Charlwood, Surrey, yesterday.
That equalled the highest recorded temperatures on April 7 - in Achnashellach, Scottish Highlands, in 1974.
The north saw less of the balmy temperatures, with cloud stretching across Wales, the Midlands and East Anglia.
However, a large area of high pressure is expected to move in today, covering virtually all of the UK and bringing with it a fine day with spells of sunshine, experts say.
Temperatures of 17-18C should be fairly widespread with 19-20C in the south.