THE summer heatwave will take a back seat this week according to forecasters.
And the weather is expected to get worse before it gets better.
Temperatures will struggle to get above 20 degrees Celsius – 68 Fahrenheit.
People should keep a brolly handy as more showers are expected for Hartlepool according to the Met Office.
Here is the forecast for the next four days.
Monday – The sunniest day of the week with some cloud developing in the afternoon.
Tuesday – Feeling slightly cooler. Bright in the morning but cloud from the afternoon.
Wednesday – Light rain, turning heavy, throughout the day with a few sunny spells.
Thursday – A dry start to the day but light rain showers are expected come the afternoon.