After weeks of torrential rain Australians on the east coast will finally feel a touch of summer as a multi-state heatwave sends temperatures soaring this week.
Eagerly-anticipated summer temperatures will be enjoyed in most capital cities across as cloud cover clears to reveal the sunshine.
The warm weather will last well into the weekend in parts of , Queensland, roclickh5.com Canberra, Darwin and – with due for a sizzling Saturday.
However, forecasters warn Nina is here to stay – and there are predictions of some storms and rain showers throughout the week.
After weeks of torrential rain Australians on the east coast will finally be hit with some warmth as a multi-state heatwave sends temperatures soaring to the thirties on the weekend
Temperatures are due to soar in most parts of Queensland, South Australia and northern parts of NSW as those areas endure severe heatwave conditions.
Sydneysiders will enjoy a warm Tuesday and Wednesday this week with temperatures expected to remain above the 19 degree mark at night.
Temperatures will skyrocket to 30 degrees in the Harbour City over the weekend with residents to enjoy a well-deserved beach day.
Melbourne is expected to remain cool and mild throughout the week until the temperature starts to sizzle at the weekend.
The mercury is expected to hit 30 degrees on Friday and 35 on Saturday – a big change after lows of 15 throughout the week with a few showers.
However, in welcome news for sun-starved Sydneysiders temperatures are due to soar into the thirties for southern and eastern states (pictured, residents enjoy Bondi Beach)
Meteorologists are predicting extreme heatwave conditions in the Top End and northern Western Australia this weekend (pictured)
Canberra is due to experience similar hot weather with a 30 degree day on Wednesday and a warm weekend to follow.
In Brisbane, temperatures will remain solid at around 30 degrees all week with no rain predicted to ruin blue skies but a slight chance of thunderstorms.
Darwin is set for a blistering week of 35 degree days while further inland, Katherine could hit 41 degrees and Alice Springs set to top 42 degrees on Friday.
Very warm to hot air will be dragged from Adelaide ahead of the capital city experiencing a cold front, in turn causing temperatures to climb in the eastern states
Sydneysiders will enjoy a warm Tuesday and Wednesday this week with temperatures expected to remain above the 19 degree mark at night (pictured, a beachgoer in Bondi)
Perth residents will also continue to enjoy the balmy weather with maximums of 25 degrees with Wednesday set to be the warmest day of the week.
Further east in Adelaide, temperatures are due to soar to 35 degrees on Friday.
Chris Matthews, a meteorologist at Weatherzone, told Daily Mail Australia residents should enjoy the warm temperatures while they last.
Temperatures will skyrocket to 30 degrees in Sydney over the weekend with residents to enjoy a well-deserved beach day (pictured, sunbakers gather on Coogee Beach)
Mr Matthews said while this week and next week were looking good in terms of sunshine on the east coast, La Nina will return.
The meteorologist said a general warming trend will build in the west of the country and track east throughout this week and next.
The Bureau of Meteorology has forecast an extreme heatwave in the Top End and northern Western Australia later this week.
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