WEATHER: Leeds set to be hotter than IBIZA as 22C temperatures predicted during glorious mini-heatwave

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Wednesday, 18th April 2018, 9:49 am
Updated Wednesday, 18th April 2018, 9:51 am

Locate your sunglasses, sun cream, shorts and sandals, Leeds is hotting up and Thursday is set to see temperatures rise higher than in party capital Ibiza.

The city has been basking in milder weather for the whole of this week and today (Wednesday) sees the mercury rise significantly.

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Leeds set to be hotter than Ibiza

Revealed: The Leeds gardens you have to visitThe Met Office are predicting highs of 21C today, but those temperatures will be accompanied by large periods of cloud covering over the city, with sunny spells later in the afternoon.

Thursday is the stand-out day in terms of heat and sunny spells, with glorious sun predicted for the majority of the day, and highs of a whopping 22C!

Ibiza's top temperature will be a measly 20C on Thursday.

READ: 10 of the best picnic spots in LeedsThe temperatures will then start to gradually decline heading into the weekend, but warm, mild weather is still expected.

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Leeds set to be hotter than Ibiza
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