UK Forecast- May 25, 2016
Sunnier south & far north
A rather cloudy morning across Ireland, Wales, the Midlands and northern England as well as southern Scotland. Drizzle in these areas too, focused over the hills and mostly in northern England, Ireland and the far north of Wales. The drizzle tending to become even more patchy in the afternoon. Drier and brighter in central and northern Scotland once morning cloud in the northeast has broken, the best sunshine always in the west. Sunnier spells developing in the south of England and southern England. Mostly dry here, but an isolated shower forming on the hills in the afternoon. Tops at 12 to 14C in the cloudier areas, 17C in western Scotland and 20C in the sunshine in southern England.
Staying cloudy through Ireland and northern England tonight, as well as the south and east of Scotland. Bits of drizzle for the Southern Uplands and parts of Ireland, but mostly dry elsewhere. Clearer skies in western parts of Scotland and also across central parts of England, much of Wales and the central and southern areas of England. Some clearer skies forming in the far south of Ireland too. A cool night with lows of 4 to 8C.
High pressure centred to the north of Scotland on Friday. Lower pressure is to the south of the UK and Ireland. There will be cloud over northern parts of Ireland, northern England and the south and east of Scotland. Some drizzle over hills at first, but this fading with the cloud breaking to give sunny periods, especially in eastern Scotland. Good spells of sunshine in western Scotland. Drier for England and Wales as well as southern Ireland with good spells of sunshine here. Showers forming in the afternoon across Wales and southwest England, these turning heavy and thundery. Tops around 14C in cloudier areas, 22C in southern England.
Low pressure over northeast France will be bringing fronts and some outbreaks of rain into East Anglia, southern England and the eastern and southern Midlands on Saturday. Heavy showers developing over Wales and southwest England with some sunny spells here too. Drier in northern England and Ireland as well as Scotland. Sunny periods here, although a few showers could affect western Ireland, the lake District and central Scotland in the afternoon. Tops at 16 to 22C.