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Regional forecast for Northern Ireland

Cloudy with showers, heavy at times.


Rather cloudy through the morning, but mostly dry, although perhaps some sunshine towards the east at first. Showers will move into from the west through the morning, spreading to Belfast and the Mourne Mountains for the afternoon. Breezy near showers. Maximum Temperature 15°C.


Cloudy with showers at first in the evening but dying out with some late sunshine for western parts of Tyrone and Fermanagh. Dry and clear overnight, chilly in the east. Minimum Temperature 9°C.


Bright or sunny spells at first then cloud building with a few showers developing for the afternoon especially towards the Sperrin and Antrim hills. Breezy along the north coast. Maximum Temperature 17°C.

Outlook for Sunday to Tuesday:

Cloudy with rain moving north and becoming windy on Sunday. Showers, perhaps heavy at times on Monday and Tuesday and turning cooler with strong winds.

Updated at: 0425 on Fri 31 Jul 2015

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Dry and sunny in the south. Unsettled for the north.


Cloudy picture for Scotland, Northern Ireland and northern parts of England and Wales, with showery outbreaks of rain pushing in from the west. Elsewhere, dry and fine after a chilly start with light winds. Feeling pleasant in the sunshine.


Becoming windier in northern Britain and staying unsettled with showers, these turning heavy and frequent later. Elsewhere, drier and clearer, with some rain over northern parts of Wales and England.


Mostly dry and sunny in the south, although some outbreaks of showery rain at times. Breezy further north with frequent heavy showers, especially for Scotland. Warmer than recent in south.

Outlook for Sunday to Tuesday:

Dry and bright Sunday before showery rain arrives in west later. Monday and Tuesday stays unsettled in the north whilst drier, brighter and warmer further south, with showers at times.

Updated at: 0433 on Fri 31 Jul 2015

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Tuesday 4 Aug 2015 to Thursday 13 Aug 2015:

Cloudy and humid conditions in the far east at first on Tuesday, soon clearing as much fresher and windier weather arrives from the west. Scattered, blustery showers will affect many areas, heaviest and most frequent in northern and western parts, whilst southern and eastern areas will see the best of any drier and brighter conditions. Showers are likely to turn lighter and less frequent on Wednesday, and thereafter changeable conditions are expected to continue. The north is most likely to see more frequent spells of wind and rain. Southern areas should see the best of any drier and settled weather, but some rain at times too. Temperatures likely to be near or just below normal in the north, and around normal in the south, however some warmer spells are possible.

UK Outlook for Friday 14 Aug 2015 to Friday 28 Aug 2015:

The changeable conditions are likely to continue into the latter half of August. Northern areas remain most likely to see the more frequent spells of wind and rain, with the best of the drier and more settled conditions in the south, although some outbreaks of rain are likely to reach here at times too. There is a weak signal for some periods of drier and more settled weather to develop towards the end of the month, however confidence in this is currently low. Temperatures on the whole will be near or below average for the time of year, especially in the north, although during any settled spells of weather in the south later on it could turn rather warm at times.

Updated at: 1203 on Thu 30 Jul 2015