Met Office weather forecast for Sunderland as lockdown eases and beer gardens and shops reopen on April 12

This is what to expect from the weather in Sunderland on Monday, April 12 as lockdown restrictions ease, according to Met Office forecasters.

Wednesday, 7th April 2021, 5:21 pm

Monday, April 12 will see non-essential retail, gyms, hairdressers and outdoor hospitality venues reopen for the first time this year as lockdown restrictions continue to ease.

It marks step two out of four of the Government’s road map out of lockdown, which Prime Minister Boris Johnson says “will not be deviated from” providing it is justified by the data surrounding coronavirus.

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This is what to expect from the weather in Sunderland as lockdown eases.

Met Office forecasters are expecting a cold but dry start to the day, with some sunny spells and temperatures around the 6°C mark.

If you’re out shopping in the Bridges or planning on getting a haircut, then Monday morning would be the perfect time to do it to avoid the cold weather.

Temperatures are predicted to rise above what we have been experiencing during the recent cold snap and hit double figures, with daily highs of 10°C as the sunny weather looks set to continue throughout the day.

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It might be bad news if you’re heading to a pub beer garden without any cover as forecasters have revealed that there is a chance of showers from mid-morning, all the way through the afternoon and into the early evening.

The weather will feel colder near to the coast or on higher ground so if you are planning on visiting a beer garden, wrap up warm.

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