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Showers becoming heavy

[Updated 07:50 17/10/2019]


The weather remains unsettled during the rest of the week with all regions having showers or longer spells of rain. It will be quite cool and under clearing skies some chilly nights are likely. Next week high pressure should bring a drier period....READ IN FULL

Thursday starts with showers in the south and west. Through the day showers become widespread, although Scotland probably stays drier and brighter for much of the time. It will be quite windy, especially in southern and western coastal counties.

Temperatures range from 9C (48F) in Scotland to 15C (59F) in the far south of England. See the rain radar for the latest view.

Arpege forecast chart 1

Meteo France Arpege, rain, 16:00 BST Thu 17th October

Tonight heavy showers continue and in the southern half of the country they become more prolonged. It will be windy in the south with gales possible in the English Channel.  

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Tomorrow showers or longer spells of rain affect all of the country. It remains windy and quite cool.

Arpege forecast chart 2

Meteo France Arpege, rain, 16:00 BST Fri 18th October

Showery for the rest of the week

The changeable theme continues this weekend. Saturday brings showers to much of the UK, although they should be more scattered than in recent days. On Sunday outbreaks of more persistent rain are possible in Scotland. Southern and central Britain have sunny spells and showers.  

Next week high pressure starts to exert more influence so it is likely become drier, especially in southern and central regions. Milder air could be pumped up from the south for a time but later on rain bearing weather fronts may begin to return from the west.

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GFS, 500hPa heights and MSLP, 16:00 BST Mon 21st October

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