Issued: 0930hrs Sunday 4th August 2019
Duty forecaster: Claire Darbinyan
Ongoing unsettled weather patterns to continue well into August
Low pressure sitting to the west of Britain will push warm and humid air across the country in the coming days, with some further heavy bursts of rain at times. Low pressure will continue to dominate next week, with further outbreaks of rain and thundery showers for many. Generally unsettled weather is due to persist for at least the 10 day outlook.
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Low pressure continues to dominate our weather into midweek with a continuation of areas of rain and locally heavy showers affecting many. Some thundery bursts for northern and western areas. Showers becoming lighter and more scattered to the southeast. Conditions brightening later from the west for much of Ireland, England and Wales. High temperatures at 16 to 24C.
Low pressure staying nearby on Thursday bringing heavy and thundery downpours for parts of Scotland, Ireland and northern England. For southwestern parts of the UK, cloud will build through the afternoon with some heavy bursts of rain arriving through the evening. High temperatures at 17 to 24C.
The unsettled story is expected to continue with another area of low pressure arriving from the southwest bringing gusty winds and outbreaks of heavy rain for parts of Ireland, Northern Ireland, England, Wales and western Scotland. High temperatures at 16 to 21C.
Detail is uncertain but low pressure moving to the east could bring continued heavy showers, outbreaks of rain and gusty winds to northern parts of the British Isles. Brighter to the south. High temperatures at 14 to 22C.
Low pressure continuing to dominate weather conditions in the UK and Ireland with further outbreaks of rain and heavy showers. Brighter to the east and south though still with the risk of isolated showers here. Highs at 15 to 22C.
A west to northwesterly flow on Monday pushes a band of rain from west to east across the British Isles. Brightening from the west later as a ridge of higher pressure tries to build. High temperatures at 16 to 21C.