Sun lovers and beachgoers on the Costa del Sol are set to enjoy a mini Indian summer.
The hot, dry wind known locally as the terral is set to sweep Malaga province (Friday) with the mercury forecast to rise to a sizzling 35°C.
State weather agency AEMET has revealed that the unseasonal blast of heat will be short-lived, with the temperature predicted to drop below 27°C over the weekend.
Night-time highs of 20°C on the coast and 16°C inland are expected.
Please please take care and remember your high factor suncream.