Warnings issued as Leeds set to sizzle in baking heat on Bank Holiday Monday

Leeds is set for its hottest day of the weekend on Bank Holiday Monday - with SCORCHING temperatures forecast.

By The Newsroom
Sunday, 6th May 2018, 11:55 am
Updated Sunday, 6th May 2018, 12:01 pm
Leeds is set to SIZZLE in the sunshine
Leeds is set to SIZZLE in the sunshine

Warnings have been issued to hayfever sufferers because of the very high pollen count - and UV levels are set to be high as well, meaning you'll need the sun cream!

The forecast


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Leeds is set to SIZZLE in the sunshine

On Sunday, temperatures in Leeds are set to hit highs of 23 degrees C. Not bad considering it was snowing just a few weeks ago!The pollen count will be high, and the UV index will be 6 - among the highest, meaning you'll need sun cream to avoid the risk of burning.


-> The best rooftop bars in Leeds for a drink in the sunshineIncredibly, Monday is set to be even HOTTER!

Maximum temperatures are expected to climb as high as 25 degrees C.

Here's the full hour-by-hour forecast for the daytime:

10am Sunshine - 18 degrees C

11am Sun - 19 C

12 noon Sunshine - 21 C

1pm Sunshine 23 C

2pm Sun and clouds - 23 C

3pm Sun and clouds - 24 C

4pm Sun and clouds 25 degrees C

5pm Sun and clouds - 25 C

6pm Sunshine - 24 degrees C

7pm Sunshine - 23 C

-> 10 of the best beaches in Yorkshire according to TripAdvisorSo if you're planning on heading to the beach, Monday might be a good day to do it!

A spokesman for the Met Office said: "A dry Bank Holiday Monday with long spells of sunshine, and feeling hot across some inland parts. Coastal areas will again be cooler with onshore breezes. Maximum temperature 26 °C.