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

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

Friday, 15th July 2016, 10:35 am
Updated Friday, 15th July 2016, 11:39 am
There should be more scenes like this in Sheffield next week

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.

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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.