RESIDENTS should bask in the remaining rays of sunshine as thunderstorms are scheduled to hit York this week.

Earlier today the temperature was warmer in York than Barcelona, Benidorm and even Athens.

Forecasters expect another sunny day on Tuesday and a maximum temperature of 18C, however the outlook for Wednesday, Thursday and Friday is bleak with a risk of heavy showers and thunder.

It will also be considerably cooler, with some strengthening winds.