Mansfield and Ashfield basks in sunny weather as temperatures soar to 23C - but when will heatwave end?

Mansfield and Ashfield is enjoying a second day of temperatures well above the March average – but when will the mini-heatwave come to an end?

Wednesday, 31st March 2021, 4:56 pm

Although the weather remains dry tomorrow and into the Easter weekend, residents are being warned to expect a big dip in temperatures.

Tomorrow the mercury will plunge to 11C – closer to average but half the temperature we have enjoyed on Tuesday and Wednesday.

And it is a similar picture for Easter, with dry weather predominating but temperatures stalled at around 10 or 11C.

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Mansfield and Ashfield is currently enjoying unseasonably warm temperatures. (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

There is even a warning that Nottinghamshire could see some wintry showers as temperatures plunge to 7C on Easter Monday and Tuesday, according to the Met Office

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