SCORCHIO: Derbyshire braced for hottest Bank Holiday Monday on record

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The scorching hot weather looks set to continue with Derbyshire expected to enjoy the hottest May Day Bank Holiday on record.

Temperatures in the county could reach 26°C this afternoon, beating the previous record of 23.6°C, the Met Office said.

It is expected to be another dry and very warm day, with long sunny spells.

Forecasters said it was expected to remain dry overnight, with a minimum temperature of 12°C and there would be a find and dry start on Tuesday with very warm temperatures before the risk of scattered thundery showers.

Forecasters told residents to enjoy the warm weather while it lasts, however- as the region could be in for some “pretty changeable” weather throughout the second half of May.