UK Forecast- August 23, 2014
Sunny and Dry
Rain in South West
Quite unseasonably cold start to the morning with a touch of frost possible across Scotland and some rural parts of northern England. We can expect a dry morning with lots of sunshine across much of the country as ground fog patches disperse. It will tend to cloud over across Northern Ireland, Wales and southwest England later this morning. As an area of rain spreads in across southwest England and south western parts of Wales during the afternoon. One or two showers may also be found along the north coast of Wales. The rest the country will remain dry to the afternoon with some hazy spells of sunshine. It will become windier across Cornwall and western Wales. Maximum temperatures of 15 to 20 Celsius.
A windier evening and night to come. Outbreaks of rain are expected across Northern Ireland, Wales and southern parts of England this evening. Overnight the rain is likely to spread in across the far south of England and into parts of the Midlands. It will remain dry across Scotland and northern England with clear spells. Expect minimum temperatures of 7 to 13 Celsius.
The far north of Scotland may remain dry today. Elsewhere it cloudy and wet with outbreaks of rain. The rain looks heaviest across Wales and central and southern parts of England. The winds may gusts to gale force around the channel coast. By evening a band of heavy rain may stretch from Northern Ireland across northern England down through East Anglia and the southeast with heavy showers were southwest England. Overnight that band of rain will linger across Northern Ireland, northern England into Suffolk. With the cloud, the wind and the rain it will feel quite chilly with maximum temperatures of 12 to 17 Celsius.
Tuesday a strong east northeast wind will prevail across northern Britain. Further spells of rain are expected across Northern Ireland, southern Scotland, northern England and the North Midlands with some heavy showers across Wales and southern England. A few showers to come as well across Northern Ireland. Northern parts of Scotland will be dry with sunny spells. Overnight it will remain rather cloudy with some patchy bits of rain. Expect maximum temperatures of 14 to 21 Celsius.