Issued: 0900 Tuesday 15th October 2019
Duty forecaster: Dr. Simon Keeling
More wind, rain and showers but signs of something less wet next week
Unsettled weather through the rest of this week. Low pressure will be bringing rain and showers, the showers turning heavy at times towards the end of the week. A cool weekend with more showers, then becoming drier into the early stages on next week.
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Low pressure remains close to the Ireland on Friday. This brings an unsettled day with frequent, heavy showers. The showers could merge into longer spells of rain with a risk of thunder and hail too. Localised flooding could occur. It may be drier in western Scotland, whilst the wettest of the weather may be in southern England and Wales. Highs at 12 to 15C.
Low pressure is expected to be over the UK on Saturday. This brings a mix of sunshine and showers. The showers heavy at times with a risk of hail and thunder. Some places may stay drier. Highs at 9 to 15C.
Pressure stays low on Sunday. There may be some mist and fog patches at first, but these clear to leave sunny spells. Scattered showers will develop and some of these may be heavy. Most of the showers affecting eastern areas. Highs at 9 to 14C.
A ridge of high pressure is expected to build on Monday. This brings a drier day with sunny spells, after morning mist and fog patches clear. One or two showers affecting western coasts. Highs at 9 to 13C.
A ridge of high pressure remains over much of the south of the UK and Ireland on Tuesday. Drier with some sunny spells here. Cloud and rain affecting northern and western parts of Ireland as well as Scotland. Heavy rain could affect western parts of Scotland with drizzle in western Ireland. Windy in the north. Highs at a mild 15C in the south, 12C in northern Scotland.
Low pressure to the north with higher pressure to the south. Dry with sunny spells in the south and east, a risk of rain to the north and west. Highs at 12 to 17C.