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Get Ready for the Air-Con: Europe's Expecting a Warm June

  • North and east set to be warmer than usual with south cooler
  • Dry conditions to continue, punctuated with thunderstorms

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Europe’s summer will kick off with a warm June that’s set to boost demand for electricity for fans and air conditioning.

All five forecasters surveyed by Bloomberg News predict unusually warm weather in the north and east. Temperatures are expected to abate slightly from the record heat seen in April and May, but could still be as much as 6 degrees Celsius (10.8 Fahrenheit) above average in some areas.