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UK 5 day weather forecast

Headline:

Tuesday, wet and windy in west, fine in east.

This Evening and Tonight:

Scattered heavy showers and isolated thunderstorms over eastern areas clearing early evening, then fine and dry. Strengthening southerly winds and rain, some heavy, moving east across Northern Ireland, western and central Scotland.

Tuesday:

Rain, heavy in places, and strong winds continuing slowly east across northern and other western areas. Warm with sunny spells ahead of this, whilst heavy showers follow across Northern Ireland.

Outlook for Wednesday to Friday:

Sunshine and scattered, blustery showers throughout; heaviest, and most widespread on Thursday, especially in the west, easing for most by Friday. Sunny spells see temperatures recover to around average.

Updated:

UK long range weather forecast

While the start of the period will see more settled conditions begin to establish themselves across the south, it will remain generally unsettled in the north, with cloud and rain in the northwest moving southwards through Saturday, but weakening. Scotland and Northern Ireland may see some heavy showers and possibly thunderstorms. Into next week, it will likely remain dry across the south and southwest, while risk of more unsettled conditions remains in the north, with showers at times, and occasionally some longer spells of rain. Eastern and southern areas are likely to stay dry, but with a low risk of a generally isolated shower at times. Temperatures are expected to be close to or slightly below normal in the north but above normal in the south.

Updated:

There is a good chance of more settled conditions prevailing through the middle and later parts of July, although some northern areas may see spells of rain or showers at times, especially earlier in the period. These spells could extend across the country at times, but in general the south will see the best of the settled conditions. Temperatures are likely to be close to or a little above average initially but trending towards widely warm conditions later, especially across the south.

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