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Met Office forecasts barbecue summer

UK summer warm but bank holiday mixed

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The Met Office forecasts the UK is ‘odds on for a barbecue summer’ with warmer than average temperatures and not as much rain.

Chief meteorologist at the Met Office, Ewen McCallum, said: ‘After two disappointingly wet summers, the signs are much more promising this year. We can expect times when temperatures will be above 30°C, something we hardly saw at all last year.’

Bank holiday weather

You may want to get in early and bag a Best Buy barbecue this weekend, to enjoy in the summer heat.

Although summer may be a scorcher, the forecast for the bank holiday weekend is mixed. The BBC’s monthly forecast for May shows temperatures should reach the low to mid-twenties by the end of the week with more settled weather, especially across southern Britain. Metcheck says it’s unclear what we can expect, although the best weather will probably be in the south and east, with the north and west staying changeable.

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