UK Forecast- May 06, 2016
Windy & showery
Another very warm day ahead for some today. This morning brings a fair amount of cloud across much of the UK and Ireland. Rain affects eastern Ireland, with patchy rain in southwest England and southern Wales. This edges north through central Wales this morning, turning thundery in places. Dry elsewhere with the best of any bright or sunny spells in southeast England. This afternoon sees the risk of thundery showers extending through Wales, the Midlands and into Northern England. Periods of rain in much of the island of Ireland, although turning drier in the east. Highs at 14C in northern Scotland and western Ireland, nearer 17 to 24C in England, Wales and eastern Ireland.
A damp evening and first part of the night in western Ireland and western Scotland. Scattered showers in Wales and southwest England. Elsewhere it is going to be a dry night with clear spells, although always more cloud in northwest England and Scotland. Lows at 8 to 13C.
Low pressure stays to the south west of the UK on Sunday. The very warm and rather muggy southeast flow brings a fair amount of cloud during Sunday morning across more northern and western areas. There could be a scattering of thundery showers over more western areas during the morning. These tending to turn heavier and more widespread into the afternoon, with the highest threat through Wales, northwest England and western Scotland. Drier in more eastern areas with some sunshine here, the best of it in the southeast. Eastern coasts could trouble coasts of northeast England and eastern Scotland, some fog here too. Highs reaching 19 to 26C but 11C in fog on eastern coasts.
A more brisk easterly flow over the UK and Ireland on Monday. Cloud and some showery bursts of thundery rain affecting southern Ireland, much of Wales and the south of England. Elsewhere it should be a dry day with sunny spells, the best of the sunshine in western Scotland, northwest England and Northern Ireland. Lower cloud may again affect the coasts of eastern Scotland and northeast England. Highs at 20 to 22C, although 12C in the lower cloud on eastern coasts.