UK Forecast- August 19, 2014
Cool, sunny spells
Rain in northwest
A cold morning with sunny spells over most of the country. There will be thicker coud and some outbreaks of rain reaching the far northwest of Scotland. Scattered showers in the afternoon over the high ground of the Midlands and central Wales. Outbreaks of rain in northwest Scotland continuing throughout the day. For all other places there will be dry conditions with bright or sunny spells. A chilly northwest wind with highs at 12 to 20C.
Thicker cloud brings outbreaks of rain through Scotland overnight. Spots of rain reaching northwest England through the early hours of the morning. Elsewhere the showers will be fading away and then the night will be dry with some long clear spells. Temperatures could dip to 4C in central areas, nearer 8C in Scotland.
An area of low pressure will be moving into Scotland on Thursday. This brings cloud and rain into Scotland and Northern Ireland. England and Wales should be dry with sunny spells in the morning, although thicker cloud and some outbreaks of rain may affect northwest England. An area of showers may affect central England and Wales, most of these tending to be light. Highs near 12 to 20C.
Low pressure in the North Sea on Friday. This brings a band of rain through England and Wales, followed by sunny spells and showers. Rain in astern Scotland in the morning, but this fading to showers in the afternoon when it will become brighter. Drier weather arrives in Ireland and western parts of the UK later, with any showers becoming more scattered. Feeling cold in the brisk north to northwest wind with highs at 12 to 20C.