Wigan set to bask in sunshine for another week

A scene more like Greece  than Wigan, the beautiful blue sky is reflected in the Leeds Liverpool Canal with Trencherfield Mill on the left.

Friday, 29th June 2018, 12:36 pm
Updated Wednesday, 4th July 2018, 6:18 pm
Wigan in the sunshine
Wigan in the sunshine

The soaring temperatures have brought hordes of people into parks and green spaces at lunchtime and the evening to enjoy the delightful weather.

Easterly winds will bring temperatures down slightly but the weekend and into the early part of next week promises to remain sunny and warm.

Forecasts earlier in the week for thunderstorms are looking “less likely”.

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Mesnes Park in the sunshine

A spokesman for the Met Office said: “It’s staying sunny and warm and dry for most (into next week),” she said.

“There is a small risk of seeing some showers developing in the far south-west but otherwise it will be dry.”