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Weather split north to south

[Updated 06:50 11/06/2020]

Stormy Skies. Posted by Cumbrian Snowman

The southern half of the UK has showery spells of rain today, some of which could be heavy. In the north it will be drier. Through the rest of the week the weather remains unsettled but it warms up. Next week is looking mixed with the likelihood of further wet spells....READ IN FULL

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Thursday starts wet in the south west and East Anglia. Elsewhere there are a few showers but it is mainly dry. Through the day showery outbreaks of rain push westwards across much of England and Wales. At times they will be heavy. Scotland and Northern Ireland should be mainly dry with some brighter spells. 

Temperatures range from 12C (54F) in the east to 18C (64F) in the west. See the rain radar for the latest view.

Arpege forecast chart 1

Meteo France Arpege, rain, 16:00 BST Thu 11th June

Tonight the rain becomes focused on northern England and possibly Northern Ireland. Other areas should become mainly dry, although it could remain wet near to the south coast.

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Tomorrow further spells of rain are expected in much of the country. There will be brighter intervals too and in the sunshine it feels warmer than it has in recent days.

Arpege forecast chart 2

Meteo France Arpege, rain, 16:00 BST Fri 12th June

Changeable outlook

During Saturday and Sunday temperatures could reach the mid 20Cs in sunny periods. However, there is an ongoing risk of heavy showers and thunderstorms. Rainfall amounts probably vary a lot over short distances. 

The showery conditions continue on Monday. It will be warm in sunny spells with the highest temperatures likely in central and eastern regions. 

At this stage the rest of the week is looking changeable. Some warm sunny periods are expected but there is likelihood of showers or longer periods of rain at times. 

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GFS, surface pressure and 500hPa heights, 16:00 BST Tue 16th June

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