Issued: 0845 Monday 11th June 2012
Duty forecaster: John Ejdowski
No Sign of Summer
The jet stream is expected to be well south of Britain during the upcoming week and will continue to develop low pressure areas in the Atlantic which will run northeast across the country keeping it unsettled, windy and wet for many. Overall temperatures will be near or below normal.
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Partly to mostly cloudy with scattered showers across most parts of the country this morning, although rain spreads into southwest England. Rain turns heavy moving into Northern Ireland, western Scotland, Wales and to about Hampshire. Mainly dry across the far eastern parts of England and Scotland. A wet and increasingly windy evening and night across all parts of the country with gales in the south west of Britain. Expect highs of 14 to 16C.
Another windy day and unsettled day to come. Rain is expected across most parts of the country in the morning but should give way to heavy afternoon showers although the rain may linger across northern Scotland and Wales. Light rain is expected across much of the country tonight with gales in the south. Feeling cool with highs of 15 to 17C.
It continues unsettled and windy with a good deal of cloud, sunnier spells and showers across England and Wales in rain across Scotland. Most areas turn dry tonight Highs of 13 to 17C.
With low pressure in charge, it looks to be another very unsettled day with showers, some locally heavy, interspersed with brief, dry and sunnier spells. It becomes dry this evening with clear spells in the night, although rain may affect northern Scotland. Maximum temperatures of 14 to 17C.
A number of showers will affect western parts of the country in the morning, then develop more widely in the afternoon. Expect top temperatures of 14 to 17C.
Confidence is low on the detail but there is a further risk of rain and drizzle moving into Northern Ireland, Scotland, northern England and Wales with the south, perhaps staying dry. Expect highs of 14 to 18C.