Wind and rain to follow cooler weekend

5 November 2010

Storm clouds gathering on an autumn eveningAfter an unseasonably mild week with record warm nights in places, our forecasters are predicting a mainly fine but much cooler weekend in most places.  

Chris Tubbs, chief forecaster at the Met Office said: "Most parts will enjoy dry and quite sunny weather over the weekend, with clear skies on Saturday night giving good conditions for fireworks displays. It will be cooler than the last few days so you should wrap up if you are out at any displays."

However, the quieter weather is not expect to last with wet and very windy weather expected to reach the west of Britain later on Sunday. Winds reaching 65 mph in places bring a risk of disruption due to falling trees, while heavy rain could lead to some flooding.

This stormy weather is forecast to continue into next week, with strong winds and heavy rain making conditions particularly miserable in eastern areas.

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Last updated: 21 April 2011