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UK Forecast- August 30, 2016

Largely dry

Some rain north-west

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A weakening cold front passes south-eastwards. Early rain in the north-west will fade. A few spots of rain drift across the Midlands through the morning, but little if any rain reaching the south & south-east. Showers in western Scotland, but very few in the east. Rare light showers for Ireland. Partly cloudy skies, but some sunshine. Breezy, strongest in the north. Highs 16 to 19C north & west, 20 to 22C Midlands, 24C south-east.

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Pressure will build across the country from the south-west overnight. Dry overall. Small risk a shower in northern Scotland. Coastal areas of northern Britain will stay breezy. Wind becoming light for inland areas, particularly in the south. Cloudy in the far north-west, but skies often clear in central & southern regions. Fairly cool overnight, lows 10 to 12C towns, but 7 or 8C in rural areas, locally lower in north & west.

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High pressure across southern Britain brings a dry day to most places. Plenty of sunshine, best south & east. High cloud thickens in the north-west as fronts approach from the Atlantic. Rain developing in western parts of Northern Ireland & Scotland. Light winds and coastal sea breezes. A freshening southerly breeze in the west. Fresh in the north & west at 16 to 18C, but pleasantly warm with low humidity south & east, 20 to 23C.

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Fronts spreading from the west bring showery outbreaks of rain to northern & western Britain. Risk of persistent rain for a time, particularly over the hills. Fairly cloudy overall, but the south-east may escape dry and bright most of the day. Rain should clear from Ireland, but scattered showers may follow. Breezy, strongest north & west. Highs 15 to 18C north-west, 19 to 22C central areas, up to 24C in the south-east, feeling humid.


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