Gainsborough set to sizzle this weekend as mercury rises

Alicia aged 4 from Ossett, near Wakefield, enjoys an award winning ice-cream from Alonzi's on Scarborough beach, as the summer heatwave continues across the UK. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Thursday July 18, 2013. See PA story WEATHER Heatwave. Photo credit should read: Lynne Cameron/PA Wire
Alicia aged 4 from Ossett, near Wakefield, enjoys an award winning ice-cream from Alonzi's on Scarborough beach, as the summer heatwave continues across the UK. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Thursday July 18, 2013. See PA story WEATHER Heatwave. Photo credit should read: Lynne Cameron/PA Wire

Gainsborough is set to sizzle this weekend as temperatures push into the low 20s.

The mini-heatwave will see temperatures rise day-by-day from Wednesday onwards.

The warm spell is expected to last at least into the early part of next week.