Issued: 0900 Thursday 3rd June 2021
Duty forecaster: Alexi Venerus
Mixed at times with sunny spells but also showers. Cloudier further west. Temperatures rising back up again next week.
Mixed conditions initially, before high pressure gradually builds next week. This brings sunny spells for many but also developing showers, although cloudier skies and some rain to westernmost areas. After a cooler end to the week temperatures look to gradually rise again through next week.
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The ridge of high pressure becomes dominant on Sunday giving largely dry conditions and some sunny spells, however, it is looking like scattered showers are likely to develop, and in places could turn heavy. Later in the day thicker cloud looks to push across Ireland and Northern Ireland. Highs at 16 to 24C.
Pressure remains high across much of the UK through Monday bringing largely dry, fine and warm conditions, although with some showers again looking to develop across England and Wales through the day, some heavy. Across western Scotland, northwest Ireland and western parts of Northern Ireland expect cloudy skies and some rain. Drier further east but rather cloudy too. Highs at 17 to 26C.
With high pressure still ridging across much of the country, Tuesday will be another largely dry day with good spells of sunshine, however, thicker cloud once again to northern and western Scotland as well as Ireland and Northern Ireland where there will be some patchy light rain to the west here. Possible heavy and thundery showers affecting the southeast of England. Highs at 17 to 25C.
A front looks like it will push across Scotland, western Ireland into Northern Ireland bringing cloud and patchy rain here through the day. Sunny spells and scattered showers across eastern Ireland, England and Wales, some heavy and possibly thundery. Highs at 18 to 26C although cooler across western Scotland.
More in the way of cloud again on Thursday across the north with some patchy light rain about but mainly dry. Brighter further south but with the risk of some showers about. Feeling warm for many with highs at 20 to 26C.
Higher pressure ridging back in across the country for Friday allowing for a largely dry, fine and warm day, although the odd shower cannot be ruled out. Highs at 19 to 25C.