Yorkshire bank holiday weather forecast: Region set for warm weather ahead of Easter Sunday following hottest day of year

There's more good news for Yorkshire on the weather-front this Bank Holiday weekend.

People across Yorkshire can expect a warm, dry and sunny Easter Saturday (April 16), with highs soaring to 22 C, according to The Met Office.

The day will start off a little misty with fog patches in some place, but these will thankfully lift quickly to largely unbroken sunshine by late morning.

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However, it is expected to be a little cooler along the coast, and the western hills could see more cloud.

Ilkley Moor in sunshine

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In the afternoon, some fair weather cloud is expected, but conditions will stay warm and dry.

Yorkshire will see a dry but chilly night ahead of Easter Sunday, with the mercury dropping to 5 C.

Easter Sunday will also be a warm day in Yorkshire, with a maximum temperature of 19 C.

Monday isn't quite as exciting weather-wise with clouds and showers on the way - although the sun is expected to make an appearance.