Outbreaks of rain becoming patchy

[Updated 07:00 25/05/2022]

Overcast skies. Posted by JMacSweeney

Outbreaks of rain spread eastwards today and they become increasingly patchy. Brighter skies follow from the west, but showers develop. The next few days look quite mixed, although the general trend is for high pressure to start having more influence.

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Wednesday starts wet in the north and west. In much of central and eastern England it is mostly dry.

Through the day outbreaks of rain push eastwards but they become increasingly patchy. Amounts of rain in much of the south and east will be small. Brighter and showery conditions follow from the west into much of the UK, although a lot of cloud is likely to remain in the south east and East Anglia until the evening. Quite windy. 

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

UKV, rain, 15:00 Wednesday, 25th May

Tonight another batch of wet weather pushes across much of the north and west. Central and eastern England, and possibly northern Scotland stay mostly dry.

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Tomorrow the band of rain moves down into central counties, but it becomes increasingly light and fragmented. Much of the rest of the UK should be dry, although there will be heavy showers in northern Scotland. Windy in the north and particularly the north west. Quite warm in the south east and East Anglia.

UKV, rain, 15:00 Thursday, 26th May

Mostly dry weekend

Friday is looking dry in much of the UK, although heavy showers are expected in Scotland. Rather warm in the south.

Saturday should be dry. Cloud amounts vary and temperatures won't be far off the seasonal average.

Sunday could bring showers to central and eastern counties. The driest and warmest weather could be in the north west.

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GFS, surface pressure and precipitation, 15:00 Monday, 30th May

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