UK Forecast- May 03, 2015
Fine and dry
Heavy rain south moving north tonight
An area of heavy rain moves through the Northern Isles. A few showers to come for north west Scotland and western parts of Scotland. Most parts of Britain will have a fine, dry day with sunny spells and occasional cloud. The cloud does thicken up in the afternoon across southern parts of England as outbreaks of rain and drizzle reach south west England and the channel coasts later in the afternoon. England Expect maximum temperatures of 11 to 17 Celsius.
It becomes very windy during the evening and the night, especially in the south with gales along the channel coasts. Heavy rain and drizzle with hill and coastal fog spreads up across Wales and the southern half of England this evening then northward into all but northern Scotland overnight. In the night the rain tends to clear from south east England. Expect lows of 8 to 12 Celsius.
Heavy rain across Northern Ireland, northern England and Scotland will continue to move north clearing to showers in the south. The showers will be heavy with a risk of hail. Perhaps much of East Anglia escapes most of the showers. It stays very windy with gusts of 40-50 mph across the country and these will persist through the evening and the night. The heavy rain may also longer across Scotland and Northern Ireland into the night withy showers across western Britain. Expect top temperatures of 12 to 16 Celsius.
Strong south west winds will continue to blow across the country today and it is going to remain very unsettled and showery. Expect frequent, heavy showers today, these merging into longer spells of rain at times. The winds gradually begin to moderate tonight. Apart from a few showers across western Scotland, most areas will become dry in the night with clear spells. Colder tonight across Scotland. Expect top temperatures of 11 to 14 Celsius.