Heavy rain in the south east


[Published 06:30 29/02/2024]

Near to Auchterarder. April shower. Posted by Uncle Ted

Rain will affect the southeast for much of the day, while other areas have a mix of sunny spells and showers. The next few days are looking chilly and showery. At times, sleet or snow could fall to low levels in the north and over high ground in the south. (If you would like to browse the website without adverts and contribute to its ongoing development, explore the payment options, see below)

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Issued 29th February 2024

Thursday starts wet in much of central and southern England. There are showers in the north west too, but in other areas it is mostly dry. 

Through the day, outbreaks of rain continue to affect the south east and East Anglia. They will be heavy at times and there is a risk of flooding. Other parts of the UK have a mix of sunny spells and showers. In the north the showers turn increasingly wintry, particularly over high ground. Windy in northern Scotland.

Temperatures range from 6°C in Scotland to 11°C in the south east. You can check the weather radar for the most up to date view.

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UK Met Office UKV, rain and snow, 15:00 Thursday 29th February

Tonight, outbreaks of rain push northeastwards across southern Britain. Over the Welsh mountains and the Peak District, they could fall as sleet or snow. Showery conditions follow into the south west by the morning. The northern half of the UK has showers early on, but they fade away and a clear spells lead to a widespread frost.

Tomorrow marks the start of the meteorological spring, but the weather will have a wintry flavour to it. Showers or longer spells of rain affect much of England and Wales. Over high ground sleet or wet snow is likely, with accumulations in places, particularly the Welsh mountains. Areas to the north have sunny spells, but there will be showery rain, sleet and snow in the northern and western Scotland. Cold, particularly in the wet areas.

UK Met Office UKV, temperatures, 15:00 Friday 1st March

Chilly and showery weekend

Saturday is looking rather cold. Showers develop and in the north they could be wintry at low levels, with snow over high ground.

Sunday brings sunny spells and showers to northern and western areas. Over high ground sleet or snow is possible. In central and eastern England it probably remains mostly dry. Rather cold.

During Monday a band of rain steadily pushes northeastwards. Over high ground in the north the rain could be preceded by a period of sleet and snow.

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GFS, surface pressure and precipitation, 15:00 Monday4th March

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