Merseyside weather: Sunny weekend ahead as temperatures soar above average

WATCH: Your latest weather update for Liverpool and Merseyside.

As we move into the weekend, it's a sunny picture for the region, staying dry throughout. Staying really nice and warm too with temperatures reaching highs of 18°C or 19°C.

At the latter part of the weekend, that sunny weather continues, however there is a chance of rain across the regions apart from Southport where it's staying dry. We're seeing highs of 17°C.

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And looking at the five day forecast now and as we leave the weekend that spring heatwave we've been enjoying looks like it'll be a thing of the past.

It's going to cool down again, still staying in double figures but that sunshine will dissapear. By Wednesday, expect patchy rain- temperatures reaching highs of 13 °C.