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    • Regional
    • UK 5 days
    • UK 6-30 days

    Regional forecast for Highlands & Eilean Siar

    Heavy rain moving northeast this evening and overnight. Brighter Wednesday.

    This Evening and Tonight:

    A mainly dry start this evening before rain, heavy and thundery, quickly reaches the isles and Lochaber and then spreads slowly east overnight, though Inverness and east drier till late in night. Misty on some coasts and muggy all areas. Minimum Temperature 14 °C.

    Wednesday:

    Rain, heavy at times at first, will move away slowly eastwards to be restricted to Caithness by evening. Dry bright conditions in west with warm sunny spells developing.. Maximum Temperature 20 °C.

    Outlook for Thursday to Saturday:

    Unsettled on Thursday and Friday with sunshine and heavy showers. Likely to become drier with fewer showers by Saturday.

    Updated at: 1608 on Tue 22 Aug 2017

    UK forecast for the next 5 days

    Rain in the northwest. Mostly dry, warm and humid elsewhere.

    This Evening and Tonight:

    Heavy, thundery rain will slowly move across Northern Ireland, Scotland and northern England. Elsewhere it will be generally mild and dry, with clear spells for a time. However, thick cloud and patchy rain will arrive in the west later.

    Wednesday:

    Heavy rain will become confined to the northeast. Elsewhere, a band of cloud and patchy rain will clear to the east in the afternoon with brighter, fresher conditions following behind.

    Outlook for Thursday to Saturday:

    Staying changeable, with showers or spells of rain across the north and west, drier in the south. Perhaps widely drier by Saturday with isolated showers, potentially thundery in the southeast.

    Updated at: 1617 on Tue 22 Aug 2017

    Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

    UK Outlook for Sunday 27 Aug 2017 to Tuesday 5 Sep 2017:

    Sunday will probably become changeable again, with heavy showers or longer spells of rain arriving, particularly in the north and west. However, parts of the southeast are likely to stay mainly dry with some sunny spells. It will be windy at times, especially in the north. On Monday a band of cloud and rain may sink southwards across the country, with brighter conditions following on behind. Into the following week, there remains a lot of uncertainty, although we could continue to see spells of wet and windy weather, particularly in the northwest. It will be drier in general across the southeast, although there is a risk of some thundery showers here at times. Temperatures will probably be near normal, though perhaps rather warm at times in the south.

    Updated at: 1248 on Tue 22 Aug 2017

    UK Outlook for Wednesday 6 Sep 2017 to Wednesday 20 Sep 2017:

    During this period, we are most likely to see changeable weather conditions featuring across the United Kingdom. However, there will be some dry and fine weather at times too. On balance spells of rain and strong winds are likely to dominate in the north and west, with drier and brighter weather more common in the south and east. Temperatures will probably remain close to normal for the time of year in most parts, though they may become warm or very warm at times in the south which may generate some thunderstorms.

    Updated at: 1248 on Tue 22 Aug 2017

    Location Details

    Druim Shionnach

    Location: 57.1258, -5.1804

    Altitude: 987.0 m above mean sea level

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