UK Forecast - July 05, 2012
Torrential Rain Moving West
Risk of Flooding

Friday
An area of heavy, thundery and torrential rain will be moving west from East Anglia across the Midlands into Wales and parts of northeast England this morning. By afternoon this clears East Anglia, while this intense rain area continues to push west persisting across Wales and the north and west Midlands. Rainfall amounts in excess of 60 mm are possible with widespread totals of 40 mm giving the potential for flooding. To the north and south of this area expect sunny spells and just a few showers. High temperatures of 15 to 19 Celsius.


Friday Night
Through the evening heaviest of this rain should clear, although it looks quite wet across Wales, parts of southwest England while another batch of rain heads into northeast England. Overnight spells of heavy rain are expected across southern Scotland and the far north of England along with most of Cornwall. A mild, muggy night with minimum temperatures of 10 to 14 Celsius.


Saturday
Windy with heavy rain across northern Scotland today. Rain across south west England turns to afternoon showers. The rest of the country again is in sunshine and showers mode, these becoming heavy in the afternoon, although it looks dry across southeast England and East Anglia. Still some heavy showers to come. This evening. Overnight. Rain continues across northern lights of Scotland with the risk of heavy showers and thunderstorms across East Anglia and the southeast. Expect top temperatures today of 15 to 21 Celsius.


Sunday
More rain to come across northern parts of Scotland today, but it should become lighter by afternoon. Most parts of the country though it's going to be a very unsettled day again. Lots of showers are going to be developing and by afternoon. These will be heavy with the risk of thunderstorms, interspersed with sunnier intervals. Gradually, the showers fade during the evening some patchy patches of rain across Scotland, northern England, Northern Ireland and Wales. High temperatures today of 16 to 21 Celsius.


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