BRITAIN is set to bake in a 27C scorcher next month as the next lot of lockdown restrictions lift.
Sunseekers can enjoy a mini-heatwave as life returns to near ‘normal’ in mid-May.
And things will get even hotter in June when all Covid measures are set to end due continental heat flares.
Temperatures could hit 33C – a sizzling start to a summer of freedom.
A series of hot spells, each lasting up to a week, are expected ahead, The Weather Outlook said.
And the Met Office is briefing councils and transport chiefs to prepare for the mega heatwaves.
These will follow a cool 15C Bank Holiday weekend.
The scorching weather will cheer millions as lockdown eases on May 17, with UK hotels and B&Bs reopening, more than six people meeting outdoors, pubs allowing customers indoors, two households mixing in homes, and overseas trips set to resume.
And it will continue to bring summer joy come June 21 when all lockdown restrictions on social contact end, with any number of people mixing and nightclubs reopening.
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