UK Forecast- May 24, 2016
Cloudy & cool
Rain northern England
A cloudier, cooler start to the morning for many parts of the country, although there will still be some sunny spells in southwest England as well as western Scotland and Ireland. Spots of drizzle affecting eastern parts of England, although other areas staying dry. Into this afternoon the area of rain spreads westwards across northern England and perhaps onto the coasts of north Wales by this evening, as well as affecting the far northern Midlands. Staying dry in other areas, again with the best of any sunshine in western Scotland, southwest England and western Ireland. Tops near a cool 9 to 16C.
Damp overnight through much of northern England with periods of drizzle and light rain. Fog shrouds the hills and it will be murky in many areas. Spots of drizzle in southern Scotland as well as north Wales and the northern Midlands. Drier in the rest of Scotland, southern England and southern Wales as well as all but the east of Ireland. Lows near 2 to 6C.
High pressure is to the north of Scotland on Thursday with low pressure to the south of England. The easterly flow has a front trapped within it which will he bringing a dull, murky and damp start to the day over much of Ireland, northern England and southern Scotland. Most of any rain and drizzle will be light and patchy. The cloud tending to break through the day with some bright spells developing. Drier weather and better spells of sunshine for southern and central England and Wales, as well as central and northern Scotland. Just a low risk of a shower forming in the Midlands and Wales this afternoon. Tops at 15 to 21C.
High pressure remains to the north of Scotland on Friday. A small area of low pressure may pass west through the English Channel, triggering some heavy showers over the Midlands, southern England and Wales on Friday afternoon. Brighter with some good spells of sunshine for the rest of England and most of Scotland, once any morning cloud has dissipated. Eastern Scotland may have cloudier skies and so feeling cooler here. A scattering of showers developing in Ireland, but for most it should be dry with further spells of sunshine throughout the day. Tops at 17 to 22C.