North to bask in mini-heatwave this week - some places could feel as warm as 30°C

A mini-heatwave in the North of Ireland could see temperatures feel as warm as 30°C in some parts this week.

After a weekend laden with heavy downpours and stormy conditions weather experts, Netweather, predict the feels like temperature throughout the North could be as high as 30°C between 4:00pm and 7:00pm on Monday.

And the good news doesn't stop there - Netweather forecasts feels like temperatures of 29°C, 25°C, 27°C and 23°C for Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday respectively.

The Met Office predicts a slight risk of rain near the east coast on Tuesday morning but a dry day will follow with increasing amounts of sunshine and it will "feel very warm".

"Very warm and humid Wednesday and Thursday with bright spells but also a few thundery showers," said the Met Office.

"Sunny spells and scattered showers on Friday and a little cooler."

Derry looks set to see warmer temperatures over the next few days.

Derry looks set to see warmer temperatures over the next few days.

For more weather forecasts and information visit metoffice.gov.uk