Forecasters have predicted a “barbecue weekend” with blue skies and sunshine, as the mercury is expected to rise to 30C on Saturday.

The mini-warm spell will last until Monday, when temperatures will return to the seasonal average of around 23C – 24C in Paphos.

After a period of rain and bad weather, the island has basked in sunshine for the last few days.

Evenings though will continue to feel nippy, with highs of just 12C on the coasts.