Issued: 0930 Saturday 21st November 2020
Duty forecaster: Claire Darbinyan
Mixed weather conditions in the coming days
Mixed conditions are expected through the coming days as Atlantic low pressure systems and their associated fronts sweep across the country bringing rain and wind at times. Behind the cold fronts expect a drop in temperatures too with overnight frosts forecast for later next week.
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A cold front moves across Ireland, Northern Ireland and Scotland on Tuesday bringing outbreaks or rain here and later into western parts of England and Wales. East Wales and much of central and eastern England stay dry with variable amounts of cloud and a few spells of sunshine. Behind the front scattered showers will affect western parts of Scotland and Ireland. Drier over eastern Ireland but staying rather cloudy. Breezy to start but winds should ease from the west through the day. High temperatures at 8 to 12C.
A cloudy and wet day for southeast England as Tuesday's front is slow to clear here. A weak trough to the north of the UK brings showers and patchy rain to northwestern parts of Ireland as well as northwestern and northern parts of Scotland. Elsewhere it's a largely dry day with good spells of sunshine. Breezy to the north of Scotland. High temperatures at 6 to 11C.
A frosty start for many on Thursday as a ridge of high pressure builds from the southwest. Some mist and fog patches likely too which may be slow to clear. A largely dry and fine day across the UK and Ireland with isolated showers to the northwest. Cloud builds here and winds strengthen later as low pressure approaches from the Atlantic. Highs of 5 to 10C.
High pressure holds on across the UK as a front moves in over western Ireland. Frost, mist and fog patches are likely first thing for some areas. Some patchy rain may develop over England and Wales associated with a weak trough here. Cloudier to the northwest and west with rain for the far west of Ireland and northwest Scotland. Highs around 5 to 10C.
High pressure gets squeezed southeast as a front brings rain and cloud to Ireland, Northern Ireland, Scotland and the northwest of England on Saturday. Staying dry but increasingly cloudy for Wales and central and southern England. The best of the sun to the southeast. Highs ranging from 4 to 11C.
A cloudy day with light, patchy rain for much of England and Wales as Saturday's front continues to move southeast over the UK. Brighter conditions follow for Ireland, Northern Ireland and Scotland with scattered showers over western coasts and hills. Breezy to the northwest. Highs of 5 to 11C.