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Five days of rain coming to Leeds as heatwave makes way for wet weather

The recent heatwave looks set to come to an end in Leeds over the coming days as wet weather rolls into the city.

Leeds has been basking in glorious sunshine for some days now but, although temperatures are set to remain high, the Met Office is predicting rain is on its way as we head towards August.

In stark contrast to the previous week, scattered showers are expected on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

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Humidity will remain reasonably high and it is possible that the sun could peak out from behind the clouds throughout the week, but the chance of rain is looking increasingly likely.

It comes as the Met Office is predicting a second heatwave in mid-August, with temperatures expected to start peaking around August 15 or 16.

Below is a weather forecast for Leeds over the coming days.

Monday

The warm weather will continue on Monday with sunny spells throughout the day.

Temperatures could reach 25C.

Tuesday

It will be dry in the morning with sunny spells around lunchtime.

But rain is set to roll in at around 1pm and showers could continue until 10pm, in the first of 5 days in a row where rain is forecast for Leeds.

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Temperatures could reach 19C and the morning will be mostly dry with some sunny spells.

There is a 40 per cent chance of rain between 1pm and 7pm, predicts the Met Office.

Thursday

It will be dry and warm for much of the day but rain could hit the city between 1pm and 7pm.

Temperatures are set to reach a high of 18C.

Friday

There will be sunny intervals throughout the morning before clouds roll in at lunchtime.

There is a chance of rain in the afternoon.

Saturday

It will be cloudy for much of the day and there is a chance of rain from 10am.

Temperatures could still reach 19C by midday.

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