TEMPERATURES are set to rise in the Borders this weekend, according to forecasters.

Heat of up to 25°c is expected to be recorded in parts of the region.

In Peebles it’s predicted to reach 22°c by 3pm today (Saturday, July 17).

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Meanwhile, Galashiels could see temperatures as high as 25°c today, say forecasters.

This is predicted to be the same further east of the Borders and towards the coast, with temperatures also potentially hitting 25°c.

Forecasters say that by Sunday there could be more cloud coverage over the region, however, temperatures will still remain over 20°c in most areas.