Scratchbox - May 01, 2024
Issued: 16:02hrs Friday 31th May 2024

Filotas: Drier in the evening with any showers soon dying away. Long clear periods for most areas, but northwest Ireland and northwest Scotland will see some thick cloud. Breezy in southeast. Minimum temperatures dropping to 7-9C for most areas.


Issued: 11:04hrs Friday 31th May 2024

Filotas: In the afternoon expect temperatures to rise to around 16C in north and 18C in south.


Issued: 06:12hrs Friday 31th May 2024

Filotas: Mostly dry with sunny spells. Some showers over England, more frequent and heavy over the southeast.


Issued: 16:35hrs Thursday 30th May 2024

Filotas: Any showers will soon die away from most areas through the evening, with a few heavy ones remaining over far eastern England. Elsewhere a dry night will follow with clear spells. Breezy with some strong winds over eastern coastal areas. Minimum temperatures at 9-10C for most areas.


Issued: 12:02hrs Thursday 30th May 2024

Filotas: In the afternoon temperatures will reach 12-14C in the afternoon over most parts, locally 16C in southeast.


Issued: 05:57hrs Thursday 30th May 2024

Filotas: Expect some heavy showers over southern Scotland and northern England. Further west mostly dry and bright. Further south several showers.


Issued: 16:25hrs Wednesday 29th May 2024

Simon: Heavy, thundery showers in Scotland, drifting south tonight.


Issued: 11:02hrs Wednesday 29th May 2024

Simon: Warnings now issued for this afternoon for thunderstorms in central, southern and eastern Scotland.


Issued: 08:18hrs Wednesday 29th May 2024

Simon: A brighter morning for many but still cloud around. A few spots of rain north and west. most in northeast Scotland.


Issued: 11:59hrs Tuesday 28th May 2024

Simon: Rain clearing eastern England this afternoon, but persisting in southern Scotland. Drier in the west, best sunshine in Ireland, a few showers here too. Decent spells of sunshine for a few hours in northeast Scotland.


Issued: 08:36hrs Tuesday 28th May 2024

Simon: Rain spreads east this morning, but staying cloudy as it becomes drier in the west this afternoon. Becoming increasingly damp in central and southern Scotland.


Issued: 14:28hrs Monday 27th May 2024

Filotas: Most Showers will gradually die away through the evening, but expect thick cloud to reach southern and western counties of Ireland as well as southwest England along with outbreaks of rain. Rain will extend over Ireland, Wales and southern England through the early hours along with strengthening winds. Minimum temperatures at 6-8C in north, but 10-12C in south.


Issued: 06:04hrs Monday 27th May 2024

Filotas: A showery morning for a lot of areas, with some heavy showers over Northwest England. Expect more showers to develop in the afternoon over land.


Issued: 18:11hrs Sunday 26th May 2024

Garry: Thundery downpours scattered across the country this evening, mixed with sunny spells. More showers into Bank Holiday Monday, these becoming focused toward the northeast of England and Scotland later afternoon.


Issued: 09:22hrs Sunday 26th May 2024

Garry: Areas of rain developing increasingly into heavy and thundery showers today. Extensive cloud cover, some sun toward the south. Highs of 16 to 19C.


Issued: 10:50hrs Saturday 25th May 2024

Filotas: Increasingly cloudy and windy over Ireland with a band of heavy rain spreading east, reaching south Wales and southwest England by late afternoon. Some shower expected over the east coast. The driest conditions are expected over southeast England and northeast Scotland. Showers will follow on the back of the rain over Ireland. Maximum temperatures at 12-14C over north and west, but up to 19C over southeast England.


Issued: 07:49hrs Friday 24th May 2024

Simon: Plenty of cloud for most today, the best sunshine in Southern Ireland and southern England. Scattered showers for some central and northern areas. Feeling cool out of the sunshine.


Issued: 15:54hrs Thursday 23th May 2024

Filotas: Northern parts will see a cloudy evening and night with some patchy rain. Elsewhere it will most probably be dry with clear spells, the longer over southeast England. Breezy in northwest but light winds elsewhere. Minimum temperatures at 10-12C for most, but dropping to 6-7C over Ireland.


Issued: 08:34hrs Thursday 23th May 2024

Filotas: Rain over northern England and southern Scotland will continue through most of the day, but gradually becoming more light and patchy.


Issued: 06:40hrs Wednesday 22th May 2024

Filotas: Heavy rain over central England will gradually move north through the day over Northern England, North Wales, South and East Scotland.


Issued: 10:31hrs Tuesday 21th May 2024

Simon; Heavy showers now crossing the English Channel and reaching the southeast this afternoon. Further heavy and thundery showers developing in Ireland.


Issued: 08:38hrs Tuesday 21th May 2024

Simon: More cloud in central and eastern areas this morning, some showers heading west. Heavy thundery showers developing in Ireland today. Rain reaching the far southeast this afternoon.


Issued: 17:00hrs Monday 20th May 2024

Simon: Showers over western Ireland tonight, and developing in eastern England. Dry and warm elsewhere.


Issued: 13:40hrs Monday 20th May 2024

Simon: Warm this afternoon, Mostly dry, just a low risk of a few showers bubbling up over central Ireland and Wales.


Issued: 08:57hrs Monday 20th May 2024

Simon: More cloud around for many today, but sunny spells too. Eastern coasts feel cooler in sea breezes. A few showers developing in western Wales and Ireland this evening.


Issued: 17:06hrs Sunday 19th May 2024

Simon: A dry night ahead. Some cloud in the east but clear in western areas. Mild in the cloud in the east but cooler in the west.


Issued: 10:31hrs Sunday 19th May 2024

Simon: A fine day for many. Lots of sunshine and feeling warm. Some low cloud and fog on coasts.


Issued: 17:07hrs Saturday 18th May 2024

Simon: Heavy showers forming this afternoon in Wales and southwest England. Scattered showers in Scotland.


Issued: 09:08hrs Saturday 18th May 2024

Simon: Some rain crossing southern counties of England today. Dry for most other areas. Cloud is central and eastern areas, but some sunshine too. Best sunshine in north and west.


Issued: 12:50hrs Friday 17th May 2024

Simon: A warm afternoon with sunny spells for England and Wales. Cloud affecting eastern Ireland and northern England. Dry too in Scotland with sunny spells here.


Issued: 06:40hrs Friday 17th May 2024

Simon: It's a brighter day for many. Sunny spells and mostly dry. Best sunshine in Scotland. Cloudier eastern Ireland and northern England.


Issued: 16:26hrs Thursday 16th May 2024

Filotas: Showers will tend to die away over most areas this evening, however central England as well as Wales and eastern and southern Ireland will see a longer spell of rain through the evening and overnight, possibly heavy at first. Minimum temperatures at 11-12C over most parts, but dripping to 8- 9C over Scotland.


Issued: 09:56hrs Thursday 16th May 2024

Filotas: The day starts mostly dry but increasingly cloudy with showers or longer spells of rain soon reaching Kent and East Anglia and spreading west through the morning and the afternoon, turning heavy in places. Expect showers to develop in the afternoon mostly on western Scotland, northwest England, Wales as well as Ireland. Some of these showers will be on the heavy side. Maximum temperatures at 14-15C over coastal areas, but 18-19C elsewhere, maybe 20C over western Ireland.


Issued: 11:20hrs Wednesday 15th May 2024

Filotas: Southern Ireland and southwest England will see a generally cloudy and breezy day with showers, these more frequent over coastal areas. Scotland will see a bright day with showers mostly over the western and southern parts. Over England, it will be a rather cloudy day with showers or longer spells of rain mostly over the northern and eastern parts. Wales will see a mostly dry day with good sunshine. Maximum temperatures in the afternoon at 14-16C over coastal areas, but 18-20C further inland.


Issued: 22:12hrs Tuesday 14th May 2024

Simon: Still murky tonight in eastern England, rain in the northwest.


Issued: 13:36hrs Tuesday 14th May 2024

Simon: Rain eases in southern Scotland and eastern England this afternoon, although staying rather cloudy and murky as well as damp. Showers in southwestern areas. Drier northeast Scotland.


Issued: 07:19hrs Tuesday 14th May 2024

Simon: A wet day to come through parts of western Scotland northern and eastern England with rain on and off throughout. Some heavy showers in the southwest of England and Southern Ireland. Drier easter Scotland and Ireland.


Issued: 11:58hrs Monday 13th May 2024

Simon: More rain this afternoon across Ireland, Wales and southwest England. Its still very warm and sunny in the east, brighter skies and some heavy showers returning to Southern Ireland.


Issued: 08:19hrs Monday 13th May 2024

Simon: Rain already through Southern Ireland and southwest England is now approaching western Wales. The rain makes slow east and north progress during the day. Dry north and east.


Issued: 17:41hrs Sunday 12th May 2024

Garry: Thunderstorms are affecting western parts of Britain plus Northern Ireland this evening, torrential downpours for some. Warm again in the east on Monday, rain moves into the southwest, whilst more local thunderstorms will develop for Scotland.


Issued: 09:37hrs Sunday 12th May 2024

Garry: Hazy and warm today, an increasing risk of thundery downpours forming in the west and north of Britain and Ireland. Highs topping 25C in central and southeastern England.


Issued: 14:26hrs Saturday 11th May 2024

Simon: A warm evening and afternoon ahead, dry across the British Isles too.


Issued: 08:32hrs Saturday 11th May 2024

Simon: Fine, warm and with plenty of sunshine today.


Issued: 14:03hrs Friday 10th May 2024

Simon: It's fine and sunny for most this afternoon, just a few flecks of raisin northwest Scotland.


Issued: 06:38hrs Friday 10th May 2024

Simon: Another fair day for most with broken cloud and some sunny spells. Some showers western Scotland. Feeling warm again.


Issued: 08:59hrs Thursday 09th May 2024

Filotas: A mostly dry and bright day for Ireland, England and Wales with some good sunny spells developing through the morning and the afternoon especially over England. A few showers possible over the far southeast, but these will be light. Scotland will see thicker cloud with some light rain. Temperatures will rise up to 16C in north, and 20C in south.


Issued: 16:24hrs Wednesday 08th May 2024

Filotas: A dry evening and night for most areas. Over the Northwest it will remain cloudy with some light patchy rain, this becoming more persistent over the western Highlands. Minimum temperatures at 8-10C for most parts.


Issued: 06:27hrs Wednesday 08th May 2024

Filotas: High pressure over the British Isles will give a mostly dry day with some brightness. A few light showers are possible to develop inland over England in the afternoon. Cloudier northwest with some light rain.


Issued: 13:08hrs Tuesday 07th May 2024

Quite a warm afternoon in the sunshine across central and southern England,cooler elsewhere.


Issued: 09:24hrs Tuesday 07th May 2024

Simon: Dry today with sunny spells although a fair amount of cloud. Feeling warmer again for many.


Issued: 16:55hrs Monday 06th May 2024

Garry: Rain continues over southern England this evening, scattered thundery bursts. Heavy showers and local thunderstorms for northern England and southwest Scotland too. Fog patches forming tonight following the rain, but staying mild at 8 to 12C.


Issued: 09:06hrs Monday 06th May 2024

Garry: Local areas of heavy rain in the southeast, also southern Scotland this morning. Scattered heavy and thundery showers forming into the afternoon. Some places staying dry all day. Pleasantly warm in the sun, highs of 17C.


Issued: 17:14hrs Sunday 05th May 2024

Garry: Thundery bursts of rain continue for eastern Scotland this evening, leaving areas of rain onward into the night. Scattered heavy showers forming for Bank Holiday Monday afternoon. Local rain toward the southeast of England may become heavy and persistent.


Issued: 09:45hrs Sunday 05th May 2024

Garry: A bright day for central England and Wales, feeling pleasant in the sun, highs around 17C. Cloud and patchy rain toward the southwest. Cloudy too for Scotland and Northern Ireland, some local thundery downpours forming in northeast Scotland.


Issued: 13:56hrs Saturday 04th May 2024

Simon: It's a fine afternoon across much of the southern half of England and Wales. By contrast cloudier for the northern half with rain in Northern Ireland and the Isle of Man.


Issued: 08:47hrs Saturday 04th May 2024

Simon: Cloud and outbreaks of rain in parts of Ireland and northern England this morning, heavy over northeast England for a time. Becoming drier and brighter in southern areas. Still very messy.


Issued: 15:49hrs Friday 03th May 2024

A cluster of heavy likely thundery showers now moving into and across Yorkshire into Northumberland and Borders later into Lanarkshire, Stirling into Argyll through the evening 10 to 12C, whilst sunshine for the remainder of the afternoon and into the evening across western Highland and surrounding Islands 16C going into the evening, A band of cloud and rain continues west to east Dyfed to Wiltshire to Suffolk continues to moves slowly northwards though easing and fragmenting through the evening. Another area of rain moves across Staffordshire into Lancashire and Cumbria to give a dull evening


Issued: 15:41hrs Friday 03th May 2024

John : Sunny through the afternoon across Scotland and N.Ireland temperatures 17 to 19C during the afternoon. Continuing cloudy for much of England and Wales with outbreaks of rain, continuing during the afternoon from Dyfed to Gwent, into Somerset to Worcestershire through Berkshire to Suffolk being overcast with low cloud cover a steady 10C through afternoon, a cluster of showers moving across Norfolk into Lincolnshire and later skirting into Yorkshire 10C near and on coasts briefly 13C with sunshine


Issued: 12:45hrs Friday 03th May 2024

John : Sunny through the afternoon across Scotland and N.Ireland temperatures 17 to 19C during the afternoon. Continuing cloudy for much of England and Wales with outbreaks of rain, continuing during the afternoon from Dyfed to Gwent, into Somerset to Worcestershire through Berkshire to Suffolk being overcast with low cloud cover a steady 10C through afternoon, a cluster of showers moving across Norfolk into Lincolnshire and later skirting into Yorkshire 10C near and on coasts briefly 13C with sunshine


Issued: 07:29hrs Friday 03th May 2024

John : Cloudy and wet for most today with rain becoming prolonged and often heavy, maybe thundery persisting during the day across from E.Anglia through the midlands and into Wales with low cloud giving mis/fog along North Sea coasts, temperatures 10C. For nw England and into Scotland mainly dry with sunshine 15C during the morning, sunshine and becoming warm for Channel counties 18C


Issued: 12:51hrs Thursday 02th May 2024

Simon: Watching for some heavy, thundery showers developing this afternoon and evening in parts of the Midlands, eastern England and Wales.


Issued: 09:13hrs Thursday 02th May 2024

Simon: Rain this morning in Southern Ireland and across southwest England and southern Wales. This eases for a while. Best sunshine in northern England and Scotland where it will be warm in the west.


Issued: 08:42hrs Wednesday 01th May 2024

Filotas: A mostly dry and bright start to the day with sunny spells especially over the east. Any remaining rain over western Ireland will soon clear away. Through the afternoon scattered showers will develop over land, a few heavy ones over northern England. Later in the afternoon, thick cloud and heavy thundery showers will reach the southern coast gradually moving northwest. Temperatures will rise put to 15C in north, and 19C in south.