Enjoying the bank holiday whatever the weather!

Met Office forecasters are predicting some thundery rain at first this weekend with conditions improving to leave a good deal of fine and dry weather for most on Sunday and Monday.

Deputy Chief Forecaster Chris Tubbs explains the forecast for the weekend ahead.

August Bank holiday weather

Looking for bank holiday inspiration?

Our summer pages allow you to select the weather that matches the day's forecast, from a sizzler to a drizzly day, and then chose the activity that suits your mood; whether you want to relaxexplorebe active or entertain. With a range of unique information there is something for everyone whatever the weather.

Heading to the beach?

Make sure you stay safe at the beach with tips from the RNLI.

Safety on the beach with RNLI

Enjoy the sun safely with tips form Cancer Research.

Sun safety with CancerResearchUK

Exploring new places?

From historic houses, beautiful countryside and vibrant cities the UK has endless exploring opportunities, why not:

There are also a number of events taking place across the UK this weekend including:

Check out the latest weather forecast for all these events and many more.

Need weather updates when you are out and about? Our weather app makes it easier to access detailed up to date forecasts wherever and whenever you want. The Met Office weather app is available for the iPhone, Android, Windows Phone 8 and the Kindle Tablet.