Summer is hotting up once again this week and into next with temperatures set to reach 26C.
Forecasters are predicting that from Friday onwards temperatures will begin to climb with highs of around 20-23C at the weekend with long periods of sunny spells.
Looking ahead into next week temperatures will climb further hitting 25-26C by Tuesday and into Wednesday.
Temperatures then settle for next few days at around 23-24C heading into the start of July.
The Met Office predicts: D"uring the last week of the month dry, fine and very warm, sometimes hot, weather is expected to continue in southern and central parts and this fine, settled weather is also expected for much of the week across northern parts of the country too."