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Regional forecast for West Midlands

A fine start, but showers developing this afternoon.


A good deal of fine and dry weather this morning, with some patchy cloud but plenty of warm sunshine. A scattering of showers are likely this afternoon, a few of which could be quite heavy, before easing again this evening. Maximum Temperature 23°C.


Showers will gradually ease through the evening and first part of the night, becoming dry with clear spells during the early hours. Minimum Temperature 11°C.


A generally dry, bright morning. Clouding over through the afternoon with showery rain spreading from the west later, possibly thundery at times. Maximum Temperature 22°C.

Outlook for Tuesday to Thursday:

Unsettled on Tuesday and Wednesday, with showers, or perhaps some longer spells of rain. Thursday looks generally drier, and tending to become brighter through the day.

Updated at: 0247 on Sun 05 Jul 2015

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Warm sunny spells and some heavy and thundery showers today.


Outbreaks of locally heavy and thundery rain will affect parts of southeast England for a time. Elsewhere there will be some warm sunshine. However, showers will develop from the west, turning heavy and thundery, especially in the northeast later.


Heavy showers, chiefly in the north, will die out during the first part of the night, leaving most areas dry with clear periods. Rain arriving in the far southwest later.


Southeast England and northeast Scotland will be mostly dry with some sunshine. Elsewhere it will turn wet and breezy from the southwest, with some heavy rain developing in places.

Outlook for Tuesday to Thursday:

Tuesday and Wednesday will be unsettled and cooler than of late, with sunshine and showers, the showers heavy in places. Mostly fine on Thursday. Rain feeding into the northwest later.

Updated at: 0246 on Sun 05 Jul 2015

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Thursday 9 Jul 2015 to Saturday 18 Jul 2015:

Bright and breezy on Thursday with a mixture of showers and sunny spells, together with a brisk northerly breeze. Less windy on Friday with a mixture of broken cloud and a few showers across much of the UK, although the southwest may turn cloudier with a little drizzle at times. After this, a fairly quiet period of weather is likely to develop through next weekend and into the following week, with mostly dry conditions across southern parts but some rain at times in the north. Temperatures during this period will tend to drop a little below normal to start with, this feeling much cooler than of late for many places, before slowly rising later, perhaps becoming warm in the southeast.

UK Outlook for Sunday 19 Jul 2015 to Sunday 2 Aug 2015:

Many southern and central parts of the UK are likely to be mostly dry, often with fine, warm conditions. Towards the north and northwest there will be some cloudier conditions with rain at times, although even here some periods of dry weather are expected. Temperatures are likely to be around average in the north, but in the south there may be spells of very warm weather for the time of year. These hot conditions bring a low risk of occasional thundery outbreaks, mainly for the southeast.

Updated at: 1210 on Sat 04 Jul 2015