Issued: 0900 Thursday 20th June 2019
Duty forecaster: Claire Darbinyan
Mixed weather continuing, very warm for a short time next week
Mixed weather continues in the coming days. However, Saturday may be drier although by late Sunday more rain arrives to the south. Next week becomes warm but showery at first, with the showers heavy and thundery at times. Cooler again by mid-week.
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Low pressure to the southwest of Ireland, higher pressure to the north of the UK. Cloud and rain edging into southern Ireland, Wales and southwest England through the afternoon. A few showers in Scotland. Drier elsewhere, some sunny spells in the east. Highs at 24C in the south, 16C in northern Scotland.
Low pressure over Ireland on Monday. A front moving north and east brings rain, this heavy in Scotland. Slowly turning drier to the south as the rain and showers fade. Warmer air wafts north and it will feel muggy. Highs at 26C in southern England, 13C in northern Scotland.
An area of low pressure is expected to be southwest of Ireland on Tuesday. With muggy air passing north over the UK and Ireland, thundery showers are likely. Uncertainty remains as yet as to where most of this rain will be. High temperatures at 16 to 28C.
Pressure stays generally low over the UK and Ireland on Wednesday. Rain passes north and east, again some of it heavy. Probably brighter in England, Wales and Ireland, although heavy showers in the west. Highs at 18 to 26C.
Another showery day on Thursday as pressure stays low. Heaviest showers in the west. There will be some bright spells as well. Highs around 17C in northern Scotland, 28C in southern England.
Further showers on Friday with some heavy outbreaks of rain in the west as low pressure continues to dominate. Brighter in the south and east. High temperatures at 15 to 23C.