Issued: 0830 Sunday 12th August 2012
Duty forecaster: John Ejdowski
Temperatures near Normal
Low pressure areas to the west will be dominating the country for the upcoming week. These will turn it the area unsettled with heavy spells of rain and heavy showers for many parts of the United Kingdom. A deep low near southwest England will drift north and is forecast to bring some very strong winds to the country Wednesday and Thursday.
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Heavy outbreaks, thundery rain spread into Wales and the south west of England in the morning with the rest of the country fair and dry. During the afternoon that heavy, thundery rain sweeps in across much of Britain as gales affect the south. By this evening that area of heavy rain will lie across northern England, Scotland and Northern Ireland. Overnight more rain comes in across Wales and southern parts of England while heavy rain continues across northern Scotland. Very windy overnight with gales across Britain. Expect highs of 20 to 24C.
Mostly cloudy with showers and spells of rain across much of the country this morning. More sunshine around in the afternoon but also the will be a number of heavy showers, especially across Scotland, northern England and Northern Ireland. Expect maximum temperatures of 17 to 20C.
Heavy spells of rain and heavy showers will affect England and Wales with much of Scotland becoming mainly dry. Tonight a batch of heavy rain again sweeps up across Northern Ireland, Wales, southern Scotland and western parts of England. Maximum temperatures of 17 to 21C.
Windy across the country today with heavy morning rain across Scotland, northern England and Northern Ireland. Some rain then edges into Wales and southwest England in the afternoon, while the Midlands, East Anglia and the southeast should have a dry day. Expect top temperatures of 20 to 26C.
Unsettled across the country today with a mixture of cloud, sunny spells and occasional showers. So this will be heavy across northern England and Scotland. Perhaps for southeast could escape the dry day. Expect top temperatures of 17 to 21C.
Rain is forecast from north Wales northward into northern England, Scotland and Northern Ireland. Central, southern parts of England may be fair and dry. Expect high temperatures of 17 to 21C.