Issued: 0900 Thursday 4th July 2019
Duty forecaster: Claire Darbinyan
Plenty of dry weather, although there will be some showers at times, remaining cool
Plenty of dry weather over the coming days, feeling cool but with a few showers. Next week is likely to be starting similar, but there are hints of the weather becoming more showery into the middle of the week.
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A ridge of high pressure remains across the British Isles through Sunday. A more northwest to northerly flow brings a risk of rain in northern Scotland and of light, scattered showers for eastern parts of Scotland and England throughout the day. Fair for most other areas with broken cloud and sunny spells. Highs at 12 or 13C in northern Scotland, 20C in southern parts of England.
Low pressure northwest of Scotland brings some outbreaks of rain in the north and northwest. Drier and brighter conditions for England, Wales and Ireland, although there is an increasing risk of a shower or two developing over eastern England and southern parts of Ireland. Highs at 20 or 21C in southern England, 13C in northern Scotland.
A weak ridge of high pressure brings a mostly fair day on Tuesday with broken cloud and bright or sunny spells. The risk of isolated showers on hills. Some cloud in western parts of Ireland at first bringing some outbreaks of rain here. These spreading into western parts of the UK through the afternoon. High temperatures at 15 to 23C.
Outbreaks of rain cross Wales, northern England and Scotland as low pressure is centred west of Ireland. Most of the rain showery. Drier for the far south of England with some bright spells. Highs ranging from 16 to 24C.
Pressure is generally low on Thursday. There will be some showers developing, a few of them on the heavy side, particularly for central and southern England. Most areas seeing a rather overcast day. Highs at 16 to 22C.
Frequent showers on Friday morning as low pressure lingers. Higher pressure builds through the day causing showers to ease and skies to clear. High temperatures at 17 to 24C.