Frozen In Time

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Gradually brightening from the west

[Updated 08:30 29/09/2019]

Autumn scene

The outlook remains a predominantly unsettled one. There will be more heavy rain in the next few days, particularly in the southern half of the UK. By the middle of the week it turns drier and colder as high pressure builds in from the west. The change isn't expected to last and wet weather probably returns on Thursday....READ IN FULL

Sunday starts wet in much of England and Wales. In Northern Ireland and Scotland it is a more showery picture. Through the day rain in the southern half of the UK pushes eastwards and brighter skies return from the west. Drier conditions probably don't reach eastern counties until the evening. The north has showers and they could become heavy in the north west this afternoon. It will be windy in southern and central counties. Gales are possible in coastal regions.

Temperatures range 11C (52F) in the north to 17C (63F) in the south. See the rain radar for the latest view.

Arpege forecast chart 1

Meteo France Arpege, rain, 16:00 BST Sun 29th September

Tonight showers continue in Scotland. Elsewhere it becomes dry with clear periods.

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Tomorrow starts with a few showers in the north but it will be mainly dry and bright. Through the day outbreaks of rain spread across England, Wales and Northern Ireland. They become heavy and lead to localised flooding. Scotland remains drier but cloud builds later.

Arpege forecast chart 2

Meteo France Arpege, rain, 16:00 BST Mon 30th September

Mixed for the rest of the week

Tuesday brings further heavy showery rain to the southern half of the UK. The north has a mix of showers and sunny periods. Cold in the north but temperatures remain close to the seasonal average in the south.

Wednesday starts cold and in the north there could be frost in places. Showers continue in Scotland and they may fall as sleet or snow over high ground. Elsewhere it should be fine and chilly.

Wet weather returns from the west during Thursday and it turns milder. The rest of the week looks unsettled.

GFS chart 1

GFS, 500hPa heights and MSLP, 16:00 BST Thu 3rd October

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