HEATWAVE ON THE WAY! Sheffield set to bask in soaring temperatures

There should be more scenes like this in Sheffield next week
There should be more scenes like this in Sheffield next week

Summer is set to finally arrive next week - with Sheffield predicted to enjoy the hottest temperatures of the year so far.

After a disappointing summer so far - which has been dominated by rain and cloud - the Met Office forecasts that there will be an improvement in the weather from the early part of the week.

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On Monday temperatures and humidity will start to build and the mercury should reach a very warm and pleasant 23C.

On Tuesday it will be even hotter with temperatures reaching a balmy 26C - or 79F - in Sheffield.

The bad news is the hot weather is not set to last with a return to more unsettled and cooler conditions from midweek onwards.