Issued: 0900 Monday 27th September 2021
Duty forecaster: Simon Keeling
Much cooler and unsettled with gales, rain and showers
Autumn has arrived for all parts of the country this week. There will be areas of low pressure passing east taking rain and showers with it. This could be heavy at times and there is a risk of severe gales.
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Low pressure to the northwest of Scotland on Thursday. A front brings rain and cloud across southern England and Wales. Heavy showers will be merging into longer spells of rain in Scotland and northern parts of Ireland as well as northern England. Some bright or sunny spells between these areas. Highs at 17C in central areas, 12 to 14C elsewhere.
Low pressure remains to the northwest of Scotland on Friday. This brings strong winds and further bands of rain passing eastwards. Brighter and drier weather follows from the west but there will also be heavy showers over western coasts and hills. Highs at 11 to 17C.
Low pressure stays to the west of the UK. This brings heavy periods of rain in Ireland with further rain in western Scotland and parts of Wales. Drier in eastern and southern areas and less cool. Highs at 12 to 18C.
Low pressure is in control of the weather again through Sunday. Fronts wrapped around the low bring heavy periods of rain, this potentially lasting all day in Scotland. Showers and brighter spells following the rain to the south, the showers heavy in the west. A windy day. Highs at 10 to 15C.
Low pressure remains in control of the weather through Monday. This brings further showers to western and southern areas. eastern parts are likely to be brighter with fewer showers. Highs at 12 to 17C.
Low pressure will be passing eastwards through Tuesday. This takes cloud and rain eastwards through the country, the rain heavy at times. Blustery showers following from the west. Highs at 10 to 14C.