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UK 5 day weather forecast

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An unsettled week with some very heavy rain possible Tuesday

Today:

Rain and showers in the northeast gradually moving away leaving a fine day with good sunny spells for many, particularly in the southeast. Clouding over in the southwest with rain arriving from mid morning, then moving northeastwards.

Tonight:

Rain, strengthening winds and low cloud will push across the UK from the southwest. The rain may become very heavy in the west and south later in the night. Mild.

Tuesday:

Wet across much of the UK, particularly England and Wales where heavy rain and thunderstorms are possible along with gusty winds. Northern Ireland and northwest Scotland seeing the best conditions.

Outlook for Wednesday to Friday:

Rain or showers easing from the west on Wednesday. A further band of rain spreading east across all parts through Thursday, clearing to sunshine and showers by Friday. Often breezy.

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UK long range weather forecast

Draft Friday is likely to be a windy day in most places with sunshine and showers. Gales are possible on western coasts and hills. The heaviest showers will probably in the west while some eastern places may avoid most of the showers. Next weekend is also likely to be rather windy with sunshine and heavy showers affecting much of the UK. It will probably stay changeable for the rest of the period with a mixture of some sunny days, and cloudier days with more persistent rainfall. It is likely to be windy at times, with the potential for gales, particularly in the west and southwest. Temperatures will vary around normal, but in any drier spells, they may be warmer than average.

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Confidence in the forecast remains low through this period. However, early October may bring spells of fine and settled weather, particularly in the south and east of the UK. These would bring bright days, but with the increasing risk of overnight mist, fog and some frost. Northern and western parts of the country may continue to see rain at times, and this might spread across the rest of the country as we go through October. Temperatures are likely to be close to the average, but with settled weather, some warmer days and cooler nights are likely.

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