Get ready for your first taste of summer Melbourne, the temperature will surge above 30 degrees this week.
Hot weather will hit the state this week starting in the north, and moving towards Melbourne later in the week, Senior Meteorologist Richard Carlyon from the Bureau of Meteorology Victoria said.
Mildura will bear the brunt of the heat, with temperatures set to hit 41 degrees.
Meanwhile, Melbourne’s not likely to be quite so balmy, with predictions the weather will hit 33 degrees.
A cold front will move through on Friday, bringing cooler weather to the state for the weekend.