THE glorious sunshine is set to come to an end this week as stormy weather is forecast to sweep across the country.

While temperatures are due to rise over the next few days, a yellow weather warning for thunderstorms is in place from 6pm on Wednesday until 6am on Friday.

The Met Office has issued the warning across most of the south of England and said there is the potential for travel disruption and flooding over the period.

In Brighton, temperatures are set to rise to 23 degrees on Wednesday and it will remain very humid throughout the rest of the week, with thundery showers forecast overnight on Wednesday and into Thursday morning.

The Argus: The weather is set to turn this week, after a period of sunshineThe weather is set to turn this week, after a period of sunshine

By Friday it will feel cooler however at 19 degrees, with cloudy weather forecast for the weekend.

Looking ahead to next week, the Met Office said: "It is likely to be warm, perhaps very warm and humid towards the southeast at first, with the risk of thundery showers across southeastern areas.

"Fresher air is then likely to gradually spread, bringing a change to widely cooler more changeable conditions towards the end of the week, with a low risk of warm and humid air returning to the far southeast at times.

"This will likely bring occasional spells of rain or showers interspersed with drier and sunnier conditions.

"Overall, temperatures will likely average out to be close to normal."