A forecaster has warned this weekend “could be a letdown” in terms of weather as bars, restaurants and pubs plan to reopen.
People in Norfolk have been basking in the sunshine as temperatures soared to 30c on the hottest day of the year in the UK.
Norfolk could be facing thunderstorms, flooding and temperatures of up to 28c over the weekend, forecasters have warned.
Don’t despair - the downpours will soon give way to a mini heatwave.
The region can expect a “fine, dry and sunny” weekend, with warm temperatures forecast to continue.
The hottest day of the year is expected to hit Norfolk on Wednesday - but thunderclouds may be gathering.
The region is set to bask in sunshine this week as forecasters predict temperatures will consistently hit the mid-20s.
Forecasters are predicting a dry and bright couple of days as Norfolk and Waveney heads into its first weekend since lockdown restrictions were eased.
After a chilly few days, the weekend is set to be warm and dry sparking fears the region’s beaches and beauty spots may see an influx of visitors.
A busy road will be temporarily closed with traffic diverted as overnight works are carried out on a bridge.
Toilets on a popular promenade have reopened after refurbishment works were completed.
Fitness fanatics breathed a sigh of relief after the government announced leisure centres could re-open on July 25 - but not all plan to welcome back the public just yet.
The coronavirus infection rates in Suffolk remain one of the lowest in England – with some parts of the county reporting less than one positive test result per 100,000 people.
A community that thrives on its coastal tourist economy is to receive “long-term protection” from flooding as part of a major defence scheme.
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