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UK 5 day weather forecast

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Becoming cloudy and windy far NW, elsewhere fine and warm.

Today:

The north and northwest of Scotland becoming increasingly cloudy and windy with some patchy rain or drizzle. Coastal gales developing across the far northwest this afternoon. Elsewhere dry, fine and warm again after the clearance of any early fog patches.

Tonight:

Remaining windy with coastal gales across the northwest with heavier rain arriving later. Clear spells elsewhere but becoming cool, especially in rural areas with some patchy fog in places.

Wednesday:

Rain across northwest Scotland sinking south into Northern Ireland and southern Scotland by evening. Gales easing but remaining windy. Elsewhere dry, mostly sunny and warm after early fog patches clear.

Outlook for Thursday to Saturday:

Periods of rain, locally heavy, continuing across northwestern areas. Gale force winds in the far north at times. Otherwise mostly dry, bright and feeling warm, but breezy with some showers.

Updated:

UK long range weather forecast

Saturday will see outbreaks of rain, heavy in places, affecting northern areas, with drier and brighter conditions further south, some light rain or drizzle along coasts and hills here, however. Following this, generally unsettled conditions are set to continue across the UK, with showers and longer spells of rain, heavy at times, interspersed with drier, sunnier interludes. Into October, a very general north to south split in weather is likely to form. The north is expected to see the most unsettled conditions, outbreaks of rain, possibly heavy at times, and strong winds, possibly coastal gales. Drier, sunnier weather looks more likely further south, though unsettled weather could still spread here at times. Temperatures generally near or slightly below average but may slightly rise towards the end of this period.

Updated:

Current signals, although quite weak, suggest that higher pressure is expected over the southeast during this period, giving generally settled conditions here and to eastern parts. Conversely, low pressure will tend to lie to the northwest of the UK, bringing more in the way of rain and stronger winds to northern and western areas, with a low risk of stormy conditions. This more unsettled weather could occasionally spread further towards the southeast. Temperatures are more likely to be above average through this period.

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