Issued: 0900hrs Sunday 10th May 2020
Duty forecaster: Claire Darbinyan
Temperatures recovering, cool on eastern coasts
A cold northerly airflow affects the country through the early part of this week bringing frost and some wintry showers. High pressure stays nearby however, so expect a lot of dry weather again. Temperatures will tend to lift slowly, but not as warm as the previous week.
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High pressure stays positioned to the northwest of the UK, with mostly dry weather. Localised showers may break out for Scotland, and near some eastern coasts too. A freshening easterly breeze is likely across southern parts of England. Sunshine and warmth best in the west. Feeling cool near eastern coasts. Highs from 8 to 14C.
High pressure continues to influence the country, maintaining settled weather into Thursday. A chance of very isolated showers, mainly for northern Scotland. An easterly breeze continues in the south. Best of the sunshine to the west once again. Highs 11 to 16C, warmest in the west of Wales and England to the lee of high ground.
A north to northeasterly breeze develops on Friday with high pressure to the west. A mostly dry day though there is a chance of isolated showers developing over north-facing coasts and hills at times in eastern parts of the UK. Sunniest in the west. High temperatures from 11 to 15C.
Slack pressure is likely to affect the country on Saturday. Mainly dry, with a chance of isolated showers, and some good spells of sunshine. Highs ranging from 9 to 15C.
Pressure possibly lowering into Sunday bringing more in the way of cloud and more frequent showers. Outbreaks of rain possible for northern Scotland and southeast England. Highs at 10 to 16C.
Detail is rather sketchy at this lead time but Monday could see the arrival of an area of low pressure to the west of the British Isles. Fronts may bring patchy rain to far western areas. Drier and brighter east. Highs at 9 to 16C.