Issued: 0930hrs Thursday 31st October 2019
Duty forecaster: Claire Darbinyan
Risk of ongoing flooding
It's a complicated weather story heading into the weekend and beyond, but the overall theme is unsettled, with more heavy rain in the forecast. This brings a threat of further flooding. Gales are possible at times. Temperatures will briefly rise later this week and into the weekend before becoming chilly again next week.
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Low pressure continues to dominate, with various separate centres circulating around the British Isles, making detail very uncertain. Expect areas of persistent heavy rain, but also some drier spots for at least part of the day. Windy, gales in places, especially around southern coasts. Highs 6 to 12C.
Low pressure stays in charge, with further zones of rain and heavy showers rotating across the country. Some persistent heavy falls in places. A mixed day on the whole though some spots to the north and west stay generally dry. Highs 7 to 12C, coolest north.
The wind is likely to turn northeasterly into midweek, with temperatures falling for most places. Clusters of showers spreading inland from North Sea coasts. Brisk and chilly winds. Highs 5 to 10C.
Pressure may build a little from the west, with drier conditions, but a greater risk of frost in the morning. A chilly day with a northerly wind. Highs 4 to 7C.
Another zone of low pressure may spin up from the southwest, with renewed heavy rain, and some hill snow in the north. Blustery winds, risk gales. Highs 5 to 9C.
Staying mixed as several low pressure centres circulate around the UK and Ireland. Sunny spells, showers and outbreaks of rain. High temperatures at 5 to 9C.