Temperatures are starting to soar in Suffolk with warm weather expected to last over the weekend. 

The Met Office has said high pressure is dominating this weekend which could see some southern parts of country reach highs of 26C on Saturday. 

It comes after warnings for heavy rain and thunder at the start of the month.

But where in Suffolk will be the hottest?

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East Anglian Daily Times: Santon Downham will be the hottest place in SuffolkSanton Downham will be the hottest place in Suffolk (Image: Antony Kelly)

Santon Downham, near Brandon, will most likely be the warmest on both days of the weekend with temperatures expected to reach 23C on Saturday and 24C on Sunday.

Most of Suffolk will see temperatures in the 20s with towns in west Suffolk like Bury St Edmunds and Newmarket expected to reach 23C. 

Ipswich will be slightly cooler with temperatures only reaching 21C while the Suffolk coast will be coolest with the highest temperature of around 18C in Felixstowe, Aldeburgh and Southwold. 

The Met Office has warned UV levels will be moderate to high over the weekend and are advising people to make sure they are protected, particularly in warm and sunny areas.