Britain set for hottest day of the year this weekend

Britain is set to sizzle this weekend. Temperatures are likely to top 30C, meaning we could see the hottest day of the year.

The BBQ-friendly weather will arrive in the south later this week, although temperatures are likely to be considerably less elsewhere.

Laura Tobin says: "A jet stream will be the driving force. It divides the cold in the north and the warm in the south."

Watch Laura's full report above