HALLOWEEN revelers donned their spookiest outfits as they hit pubs and clubs on the spookiest weekend of the year.
Thousands of revelers are heading to town in disguise tonight to mark the occasion.
The streets of Leeds are already teeming with drinkers disguised as Chucky, dark angels and murderers armed with bloody cleavers.
And a well-organized group of buddies went in as the Scooby Doo gang – complemented by a fully bearded Daphne in a purple dress.
Temperatures are expected to drop to single digits in many areas tonight, although that hasn’t stopped many from stripping to dress.
A blond bunny wore fishnet tights and a bodysuit for a costume.
Others wore tiny dresses with black feather halos as they began a night of spooky fun.
Some will have a respite from days of poor weather this evening – but others will face a downpour.
A huge yellow rain warning is in place across the south this evening, with London among the areas expected to face a washout overnight.
But other hard-hit areas earlier this week will escape the worst in good news for revelers across the country.
Meanwhile, the cops are already out in force as the officers prepare for a busy night.
In the capital, three raves have already been closed this weekend.
Officers raided a party in Lambeth just before midnight last night after complaints of fireworks.
The police officers present found 300 young people dancing in a community center.
As they dispersed the crowds, fighting broke out – and fireworks were launched at the heads of the officers.
One was injured.
In the early hours of Saturday morning, 150 people were found partying in a railroad arch in Southwark.
The sound system was seized and the rave was interrupted at 3:45 a.m.
Across London, in Bethnal Green, cops raided a group of 30 after learning that some people inside were involved in drug trafficking.
Three people were arrested and drugs, knives and other weapons were seized.
Chief Inspector Jack May-Robinson has warned that large unlicensed parties “are ruining the lives of local residents.”
“They often attract anti-social behavior and can be dangerous environments for those who frequent them,” he said.
“Additional patrols are taking place across London to maintain public safety.”
More police officers are also likely to be on duty across the country amid an increase in reports of spiked young women.
Thousands of revelers are boycotting nightclubs and taking to the streets to protest growing reports of problems with nightlife.
Women supporting the Girls’ Night In campaign avoided the venue on Wednesday night as they demanded clubs and bars increase security measures.
Police are investigating numerous reports that young women are injected with injections during night outings, making them sick.
Figures released on Wednesday revealed that at least 56 reports of suspected injection incidents in bars have been passed on to British police forces since early September.
According to the National Council of Chiefs of Police, 198 other confirmed reports of drink doping have been recorded by forces in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.
As a result, sniffer dogs and spike cups are expected to be introduced to locations across the country.
Portsmouth Astoria has already put measures in place to ensure the safety of clubbers.
The club, which is popular with college students, increased its security for a Saw-themed Halloween party.
Drug detection dogs checked every customer at the door, while 64 ultra-high-definition cameras monitored both inside and outside the site.
Drinks were also served in cups with lids to prevent anyone from being dosed without their knowledge.
A number of terrifying stories have emerged of women who claim to have been the victims of doping.
A woman says she found a needle mark after feeling “something sharp go into her shoulder” while she was on a hen.
Another teenage girl, who believes she was injected with drugs while going out to a club, was “sick and disoriented” after the ordeal.
A student shared how she started throwing up and nearly collapsed at a party before finding a pin prick on her hand. She had no memory of the evening.
Sarah Buckle, 19, was out on Freshers Week with friends when her hand started to throb and was then rushed to hospital.
A 19-year-old University of Nottingham student shared an almost identical story.
Zara Owen thinks she may have been drugged after suffering complete memory loss and leg pain.
She believes the injury was caused by an injection.