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Wet and windy weather returns

[Updated 07:15 03/10/2019]

Wet weather

The remnants of ex-hurricane Lorenzo bring wet and windy weather to much of the UK during the next 36 hours. Once they clear away further disturbances from the Atlantic will keep things unsettled with more rain likely at the weekend and next week....READ IN FULL

Thursday starts dry and there has been a widespread ground frost overnight. This morning bright spells develop but cloud builds from the west. Through the afternoon outbreaks of rain spread into Northern Ireland, Wales, and western England. Eastern Britain remains mainly dry. Winds strengthen in the west and there will be gales in the north west.

Temperatures range from 8C (46F) in the north to 14C (57F) in the south. See the rain radar for the latest view.

Arpege forecast chart 1

Meteo France Arpege, rain, 16:00 BST Thu 3rd October

Tonight wet weather affects much of the country. It will be windy in the north and west with gales at times. Later in the night it turns drier in the south.

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Tomorrow showery outbreaks of rain move southwards. They are followed by brighter and less windy conditions from the north. Temperatures should be a little higher than today's in the southern half of the UK.

Arpege forecast chart 2

Meteo France Arpege, cloud cover, 16:00 BST Fri 4th October

Changeable weekend

A mixed weekend is on the way. Saturday looks fine in central and eastern regions. After a dry start in the west cloud builds and patchy rain returns. Later in the day the rain becomes heavier in the north west and it spreads across much of the  country overnight.

During Sunday the wet weather slowly clears from eastern counties. In areas areas where sunny spells develop it feels pleasantly warm.

The unsettled theme continues next week. Some drier spells are expected, particularly in the south. However, all regions have further rain. Temperatures stay close to the seasonal average.

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GFS, 500hPa heights and MSLP, 16:00 BST Mon 7th October

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