Wet and windy for the Ryder Cup

4 October 2010

Wet conditionsOur forecasters are predicting a spell of unsettled weather over the coming days, as strong winds and rain sweep across the country.

The weather conditions are likely to prove to be a challenge for the golfers at Celtic Manor in Newport, Wales, where a mix of gusty winds, heavy rain and showers are expected to affect the course during the matches.

Met Office Chief Forecaster, Will Lang said: "October looks like getting off to a very unsettled start, as Atlantic weather systems move in from the west. Competitors and spectators at the Ryder Cup should have wet weather gear close to hand."

The changeable and very windy weather is expected to continue into next week, with the chance of gales and more heavy rain.

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Last updated: 21 April 2011