26 August 2010
The weather is set to improve for most as we head through the Bank holiday weekend and in to next week, with more settled conditions spreading from the south and west.
Our forecasts show that it is likely to stay rather mixed on Saturday and Sunday with some bright or sunny spells, but also the chance of some rain, especially in the north and east where there may be a chilly wind.
However, Bank Holiday Monday looks set to be mainly dry with some sunny spells for much of England and Wales. Some showers are possible, mainly in the north and east where it may stay rather breezy. This fine spell is expected to last into next week.
Met Office Chief Forecaster, Martin Young, said: "Following the wet weather parts of England and Wales have seen over the last few days, it looks like we will see an improvement for Bank Holiday Monday and the final week of the school holidays. The best day of the weekend is likely to be Monday with some warm sunshine in the west."
A spokesperson for the RAC said: "The RAC predicts that with improving weather and so many events taking place up and down the country, the roads are going to be extremely busy over the bank holiday weekend. It's really important that people plan their routes before setting off to avoid any congestion and get the best out of their extended break."
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Last updated: 21 April 2011