By Brian Gaze
[Published 06:50 26/09/2023]
Outbreaks of rain push northeastwards across the UK today and in places they will be heavy. However, the main focus is on tomorrow as Storm Agnes moves in from the Atlantic. It brings the prospect of heavy rain and strong winds to large parts of the country, with the likelihood of some disruption. (If you would like to browse the website without adverts and contribute to its ongoing development, explore the payment options, see below)
Issued 25th September 2023
Issued 26th September 2023
Tuesday starts dry in much of the UK. However, it is wet in the north west and parts of the south.
Through the day, outbreaks of rain move northeastwards across the UK. At times they turn heavy, but rain amounts are likely to vary a lot and some places remain dry. This afternoon brighter conditions return more widely in England and Wales, but there will be scattered showers. However, longer periods of rain continue to affect Scotland and Northern Ireland. Quite windy.
Temperatures range from 12°C in the far north west to 21°C in central and eastern England. See the rain radar for the latest view.
Free trial period and payment options to browse the TWO website without adverts. You'll also get access to extra features and supporting our ongoing development.
For full details please see Advert free access on our website.
Tonight, showery rain in the north steadily eases. All of the UK will then be dry, but by the morning it turns wet in the south west. Also, winds strengthen as Storm Agnes approaches.
Tomorrow, heavy outbreaks of rain push northwards across much of the UK. However, it probably remains dry in much of central and eastern England. It will be very windy as Storm Agnes tracks northeastwards. Gusts of around 75mph are possible in Irish Sea coastal counties. In much of the rest of the UK, gusts of 40 to 60mph are expected, with the higher values in the northern half of the UK.
Thursday is expected to start mainly dry. However, another batch of wet weather probably pushes across the north and west later on. Windy, particularly in the north and west.
During Friday morning outbreaks of rain steadily clear southeastwards across England. All of the UK should have sunny spells in the afternoon, but showers are likely in Scotland and Northern Ireland. In the north it remains quite windy.
Saturday is looking dry in much of the UK, although there could be scattered showers in central and northern areas. In bright spells it feels pleasantly warm.
Forecast chart showing Storm Agnes. Posted by Brian Gaze.
Upload your photos
PS: A massive thanks to all of you who post such fantastic pics. They're much appreciated, so please keep them coming!
Is Storm Agnes on the way?
Winter 2023-23 first look
Autumn heatwave on the way
Hottest day of the year
Will it be a White Christmas?
Advert free access to our website
Frequently requested locations. Use the Place or postcode picker at the top of the page for all other locations.
Subscribe to our YouTube channel
You are subscribed to push notifications.
You are not subscribed.
Click the Notify Me! button and then Allow. You can stop them at any time.
Winter 2023-24 forecast issued
Winter 2023-24 third update
A cold end to November with a risk of snow?
Bonfire Night 2023 weather
More stormy weather and flooding?
Daily weather by email
Key forecast charts
See the Model inventory for the full list of model charts and data