Scratchbox - May 01, 2022
Issued: 17:31hrs Tuesday 31th May 2022

Alexi: Showers will gradually die back overnight though some patchy showery rain will push in to parts of Wales by morning.


Issued: 14:31hrs Tuesday 31th May 2022

Alexi: Local, small scale thunderstorms have been giving off some lightning strikes widely across England this afternoon and will continue to do so over the next few hours.


Issued: 08:21hrs Tuesday 31th May 2022

Alexi: Another sunshine and showers type of day, some showers will be heavy, particularly in the north and east. More steady rainfall expected across Northern Ireland and down into eastern parts of Ireland later.


Issued: 16:59hrs Monday 30th May 2022

Alexi: Showers ease back for many through the evening and overnight but not all and tomorrow is yet again another day of sunny spells and showers.


Issued: 13:31hrs Monday 30th May 2022

Alexi: Widespread showers continue across the country this afternoon though we are seeing better sunny intervals as the cloud attempts to break up.


Issued: 08:09hrs Monday 30th May 2022

Alexi: A cool, showery day today. Watch for some showers to be heavy, thundery and perhaps fall as hail. There will be limited sunshine, though far southern and far western areas are most likely to see some sun.


Issued: 16:41hrs Sunday 29th May 2022

Simon: Showers fade for most tonight, although still some in northern Scotland. Quite chilly in the south, even a touch of ground frost.


Issued: 08:46hrs Sunday 29th May 2022

Simon: Some sunshine this Sunday morning, but also areas of cloud giving a few showers. Most of the showers northern and eastern coasts, although some in the Midlands and southern England too.


Issued: 13:07hrs Saturday 28th May 2022

Alexi: Thanks to the northerly wind temperatures are slightly below par for what they should be this time of year. Generally they are between 12 and 15C for most, though a tad higher across some far southern areas.


Issued: 08:29hrs Saturday 28th May 2022

Alexi: It's Saturday, and a decent weather day at that! See the weather map below - lots of sunshine and feeling warm in the sun, though always more cloud with some pesky showers towards the north of Scotland, these perhaps also affecting some North Sea coasts.


Issued: 12:04hrs Friday 27th May 2022

Simon: showers easing from Scotland this afternoon. Staying dry for most with sunny spells and feeling cool.


Issued: 07:13hrs Friday 27th May 2022

Simon: Further heavy showers in Scotland this morning, these tending to be confined to central and northern areas this afternoon. Elsewhere it's a bright day, best sunshine in the south and feeling warm too.


Issued: 17:39hrs Thursday 26th May 2022

Alexi: The frontal system currently sliding southwards through the Midlands region before largely fizzling out overnight. Meanwhile, further north some good sunny spells to end the day for many though hefty showers in the far north and west


Issued: 15:08hrs Thursday 26th May 2022

Alexi: Conditions much brighter this afternoon across northern areas as the weak front slides south. Though northern and northwest Scotland still blustery with showers.


Issued: 08:33hrs Thursday 26th May 2022

Alexi: Windy once again today and particularly so across northern Scotland where showery rain will continue. Patchy rain across central areas will push southwards through the day with brighter conditions developing further north.


Issued: 14:56hrs Wednesday 25th May 2022

Alexi: Windy out there today. Gusts are generally between 30-40mph across much of the country, particularly the north. They don't look to ease off too much in the near future neither.


Issued: 08:21hrs Wednesday 25th May 2022

Alexi: A cloudy start for many with patchy rain in the north and west. This tracks eastwards through the day with sunny spells developing behind. A windy day.


Issued: 17:02hrs Tuesday 24th May 2022

Alexi: Showers continue to diminish overnight but an Atlantic frontal ban of rain moves in. Rain though turning patchy as it pushes eastwards.


Issued: 14:16hrs Tuesday 24th May 2022

Alexi: Thundery, heavy showers pushing through eastern and particularly south- eastern parts of England this afternoon.


Issued: 08:06hrs Tuesday 24th May 2022

Alexi: In a north-westerly wind flow expect a day of sunshine and showers, some of the showers heavy.


Issued: 12:48hrs Monday 23th May 2022

Simon: Some hefty showers across northern Scotland now, with another batch of heavy showers moving through southwest England. Rain still affecting eastern coasts of East Anglia and southeast England with some heavy showers in Ireland too.


Issued: 08:04hrs Monday 23th May 2022

Simon: A wet Monday in parts of southeast England. Other areas seeing sunny spells, but also some heavy showers, most later this morning and into this afternoon.


Issued: 15:35hrs Sunday 22th May 2022

Alexi: Heavy showery rain continues to affect northwest Scotland including the Western Isles. The rain will ease later on and eventually clear off overnight.


Issued: 10:23hrs Sunday 22th May 2022

Alexi: Cloudier with some showery rain in the north and west, while warm sunshine in the south.


Issued: 16:10hrs Saturday 21th May 2022

Alexi: Heavy showers across west Scotland this afternoon but many places also seeing good sunny spells.


Issued: 08:21hrs Saturday 21th May 2022

Alexi: Showery rain to the west today but also affecting widely across Ireland. Best of the sunny spells developing will be in the south.


Issued: 13:52hrs Friday 20th May 2022

Alexi: Rain now clearing much of the southeast of England. Meanwhile showery rain continues to affect western areas including Ireland but with sunshine now coming about here.


Issued: 08:21hrs Friday 20th May 2022

Alexi: Rain moving in across southern and in particular south-eastern areas where the heaviest rainfall is to be expected. Meanwhile a band of rain moves across Ireland, Northern Ireland into western Scotland.


Issued: 16:53hrs Thursday 19th May 2022

Alexi: a largely cloudy start to Friday though largely dry but with rain beginning to move in for some while rain moves eastwards across Ireland.


Issued: 14:27hrs Thursday 19th May 2022

Alexi: It's turning out to be a bright afternoon for many with temperatures in the high teens across eastern Scotland as well as through central and southern England.


Issued: 08:23hrs Thursday 19th May 2022

Alexi: Showers across southeast England should clear off over the next couple of hours.


Issued: 08:21hrs Thursday 19th May 2022

Alexi: Cloud will break up across England and Wales over the next couple hours allowing for sunshine to develop. A decent day to be expected and less windy.


Issued: 17:58hrs Wednesday 18th May 2022

Simon: Rain for many tonight. Two main areas, firstly moving through southern England, South Wales, then through the Midlands and eastern England bringing some thunderstorms and heavy downpours here. A second area crossing Ireland, western Scotland, Wales and northwest England. Fresher and brighter weather into many western areas by the morning.


Issued: 07:14hrs Wednesday 18th May 2022

Simon: Rain in NW Scotland this morning fading. Sunshine for many to start the day, but cloud increasing from the south and west. rain in Ireland for this afternoon, with some showery rain in SW England, the Midlands and Wales later this afternoon too. Warm in the east.


Issued: 19:12hrs Tuesday 17th May 2022

Simon: Heavy rain now heading into western Scotland, some torrential downpours. Heavy bursts crossing northern, central and southern England too, probably easing as they head east.


Issued: 18:20hrs Monday 16th May 2022

Simon: Thunderstorms from Northern Ireland to northern England right now, these heading north and fading this evening. Rain in north and east Scotland also fading. Then generally dry tonight, although more to follow into the southwest later.


Issued: 11:53hrs Monday 16th May 2022

Simon: More rain to come in central and eastern Scotland this afternoon. An area of heavy, thundery rain passing north through northern England too. Further showers and a risk of thunderstorms for Northern Ireland, Wales. the Midlands and Southern England. Things should get drier in the south. Warm for all.


Issued: 06:31hrs Monday 16th May 2022

Simon: Whilst some places in the British Isles got pretty warm on Sunday, temperatures reached 30C over parts of France, Spain, Italy and Greece. These are the highest temperatures recorded to 7pm Sunday.


Issued: 18:22hrs Sunday 15th May 2022

Alexi: More showery rain pushing up the country this evening and overnight.


Issued: 10:05hrs Sunday 15th May 2022

Alexi: Some particularly heavy and thundery showers pushing up onto the far southern coastal areas now including the Isle of Wight


Issued: 08:27hrs Sunday 15th May 2022

Alexi: Widespread showers tracking northwards through today. More showers, some heavy and thundery, pushing up from the south as the day progresses with heat and humidity building across southern areas.


Issued: 16:55hrs Saturday 14th May 2022

Alexi: Heavy showers moving up the country through this evening, reaching as far north as southwestern parts of Scotland later on overnight. Otherwise a dry one with clear spells.


Issued: 08:12hrs Saturday 14th May 2022

Alexi: Welcome to the weekend all! Today should be a largely good one with plenty of sunny spells and dry weather. Temperatures feeling pleasantly warm in the sun too. We now need to watch for these thundery showers heading towards SW England later on this afternoon.


Issued: 16:51hrs Friday 13th May 2022

Alexi: A mixed weekend coming up but at least Saturday for most looks dry and fine. Overnight and into Sunday heavy showers and thunderstorms are expected for some southern and central areas. Feeling warm for many. Have a great weekend whatever!


Issued: 11:47hrs Friday 13th May 2022

Alexi: It has been and continues today to be rather blustery across the country. Many areas seeing close to and in excess of 40mph gusts this morning so far. Winds generally are forecast to ease back by evening


Issued: 08:15hrs Friday 13th May 2022

Alexi: Happy Friday everyone! Some rain or showers further north though dry for most with sunny spells developing through the day. Winds will steadily ease too.


Issued: 14:10hrs Thursday 12th May 2022

Alexi: Rain rather persistent and heavy across western Scotland this afternoon. Showery rain through many parts of Ireland too. Largely dry elsewhere.


Issued: 08:09hrs Thursday 12th May 2022

Alexi: Showery rain across Scotland again today with showers pushing in on to many western areas of the country. Best of the dry and sunny weather through central and southeast England.


Issued: 12:46hrs Tuesday 10th May 2022

Simon: Afternoon temperatures will be pleasant across most of England, Wales and eastern Scotland. Feeling a little cooler on western coasts where there will be some showers.


Issued: 07:49hrs Tuesday 10th May 2022

Simon: Some patchy rain across southeast England this morning, soon clearing. Brighter skies already following in north, although a few heavy showers western Scotland and western Ireland.


Issued: 15:56hrs Monday 09th May 2022

Simon: Rain heavier now southern and Western Scotland, arriving in northwest England soon.


Issued: 07:45hrs Monday 09th May 2022

Simon: A fair and warm day for much of central and eastern England. More cloud north and west with rain in Ireland and western Scotland this morning, spreading east this afternoon and reaching NW England and W Wales this afternoon.


Issued: 12:44hrs Sunday 08th May 2022

Simon : Plenty of sunshine this afternoon for many. Still some cloud stuck in the Midlands and parts of Scotland and western Ireland.


Issued: 08:50hrs Sunday 08th May 2022

Simon: There's some Sunday morning drizzle in central England, but this clears. Patchy rain for northwest Scotland too. Some sunshine east and west with most seeing some sunny spells during the day.


Issued: 13:31hrs Saturday 07th May 2022

Alexi: What was drizzly bits across the southeast of England is now revving up and becoming heavy showers.


Issued: 09:05hrs Saturday 07th May 2022

Alexi: Many places staying dry with good sunny spells and feeling warm in the sun, though variable cloud cover with some mist and fog patches this morning in particular. Drizzle slowly clearing SE England too.


Issued: 15:48hrs Friday 06th May 2022

Alexi: Rain continues to sink southwards through this afternoon and really starting to push across much of Wales now. Clearing form the north where sunny intervals are developing.


Issued: 08:04hrs Friday 06th May 2022

Alexi: Rain affecting Scotland, Northern Ireland and many parts of Ireland this morning before clearing to sunshine and showers and the rain moving southwards across England and Wales.


Issued: 19:35hrs Thursday 05th May 2022

Alexi: We have rain moving in across Ireland, Northern Ireland and into Scotland tonight though staying mainly dry elsewhere.


Issued: 11:05hrs Thursday 05th May 2022

Alexi: Good sunshine appearing across much of England now. Those temperatures will start to climb.


Issued: 08:24hrs Thursday 05th May 2022

Alexi: A cloudier day across Scotland and Northern Ireland with some showery rain about. Mainly dry weather with sunny spells through many parts of England, Wales and Ireland.


Issued: 16:57hrs Wednesday 04th May 2022

Alexi: Temperatures reached 19C in Gloucestershire this afternoon, while up in Fife 18C has been recorded.


Issued: 13:47hrs Wednesday 04th May 2022

Alexi: Some brief heavy rainfall across eastern areas this afternoon.


Issued: 08:06hrs Wednesday 04th May 2022

Alexi: A number of places this morning seeing some showery rain. Rain will clear from the west with some brighter spells occurring particularly in the north.


Issued: 11:15hrs Tuesday 03th May 2022

Simon: Conditions remain pretty dull this afternoon. Bits of drizzle over high ground, especially in northern England and Scotland. A few breaks in the cloud here and there.


Issued: 07:29hrs Tuesday 03th May 2022

Simon: It's a cloudy ad damp morning for much of central and northern England, Scotland and Wales, with patchy rain and drizzle. Drier in the south. Not much changes during the day, drizzle may fade but some showers in the west although dry for many.


Issued: 14:00hrs Monday 02th May 2022

Simon: Still lots of cloud across the British Isles this afternoon although it is turning sunnier in the far north of Scotland.


Issued: 08:32hrs Monday 02th May 2022

Simon: Lots of cloud for many areas of the British Isles for Holiday Monday. Drizzle in southern areas fading, then mostly dry apart from some showers over northern hills. Best sunshine developing in northern Scotland. Generally milder.


Issued: 15:56hrs Sunday 01th May 2022

Garry: Rain mostly toward the southwest this evening, a few showers elsewhere. A lot of cloud into Bank Holiday Monday, with a scattering of showers by the afternoon.


Issued: 12:06hrs Sunday 01th May 2022

Garry: Areas of rain or drizzle continue to affect central and southern areas, tending to break up but leaving some showery bursts locally this afternoon. Heavier rain for the southwest. Brighter for northern Britain, some sunshine breaking through in Scotland.


Issued: 06:55hrs Sunday 01th May 2022

Simon: A cold Sunday for much of England, Wales and eastern Ireland. Rain, most of it light this morning in western England, the Midlands, eastern Ireland and Wales. Becoming much brighter and drier in Scotland.


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