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Europe May Get Walloped as Temperatures Set to Swelter in June

  • Strip of central and southern Europe could see a heat wave
  • U.K. to be mostly normal, with windy and rainy weather
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It looks like summer will start with a sizzle in Europe.

A corridor stretching from eastern Spain into eastern Europe is forecast to be hit by a heat wave in June, according to six meteorologists surveyed by Bloomberg. While the U.K. will mostly be dreary, it may see a burst of warmer-than-normal temperatures at the end of this month, which kicks off the meteorological summer.