A MINI heatwave is set to wash over Oxfordshire next week, bringing sunshine and balmy temperatures. 

The sun is expected to appear on Tuesday afternoon and is set to stay all week, according to Met Office predictions.

Most parts of the county are predicted temperatures of up to 20 degrees Celsius by Thursday, which could climb even higher over the weekend.

The heatwave is expected to surpass temperatures in parts of Spain, including Ibiza. 

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Above: Met Office seven-day forecasts

People with hay fever have been warned that the pollen count is expected to be high, particularly in the south of the country.