Downpours in the south

[Updated 07:00 14/08/2020]

Lightning above Craig yr Allt. Posted by dear_mr_darwin

Southern regions have further thundery showers today. In the north it will be mainly dry and bright. Temperatures continue to ease but in the sunny areas it remains warm. Little changes in the next few days, although during Sunday the risk of wet conditions is likely to spread northwards. Next week is looking mixed.


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Friday starts murky in the south and there are heavy showers in places. In the north it is dry and bright. Through the day thundery outbreaks of rain affect southern and possibly central counties. They will be hit and miss again. To their north sunny warm spells develop and it remains dry.

Temperatures vary a lot. In central and northern regions values range between 21C (70F) and 27C (81F). In gloomier parts of the south they will be pegged down to around 20C (68F). See the rain and lightning radar for the latest view.

Arpege forecast chart 1

Meteo France Arpege, rain, 16:00 BST Fri 14th August

Tonight thundery showers continue in southern and central counties. Elsewhere it should be mostly dry.


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Tomorrow showers affect southern and central counties. The north has a lot of dry, bright and quite warm weather.

Arpege forecast chart 2

Meteo France Arpege, rain, 16:00 BST Sat 15th August

Changeable outlook

During Sunday downpours spread into northern England and Northern Ireland. Areas to the south have bright spells but further heavy and thundery showers develop. Scotland should be mainly dry and bright. 

Little changes on Monday with heavy showers probably affecting England, Wales and Northern Ireland. Again Scotland should be have a fine day.

Through the rest of next week changeable conditions are favoured. All regions could see showers or longer spells of rain. Temperatures will often be close to the average but it could turn warmer later on.

GFS chart 1

GFS, surface pressure and precipitation, 16:00 BST Mon 17th August

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