Forecasters are predicting temperatures into the high 70s thanks to a wave of warm air sweeping up from the Azores in the Atlantic. According to the Met’ Office, the fine weather will run through until Monday evening at least. Spokesman Nicky Maxey said: “Scotland is finally getting to enjoy a taste of summer. Saturday is looking like a fine, sunny day before prolonged sunshine sets in on Sunday.”
The guaranteed sunshine will provide a much-needed boost for the country’s pubs, restaurants, holiday parks and shops as Scots make the most of the fabulous conditions.
Music lovers will be bathed in sunshine too for the TRSNMT festival in Glasgow which opened last night.
Over three days, around 150,000 fans are expected to see acts such as Stormzy and Scottish singing sensations Lewis Capaldi, Emile Sande and Gerry Cinnamon.
Yesterday, early concertgoers thronged the TRNSMT food stalls and bars in a bid to remain fed and watered in the heat.
Free sunscreen was being offered to anyone attending the welfare zone.
Police Scotland also used TRNSMT to mount a charm offensive on young people,