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UK 5 day weather forecast


Drier in the south, blustery showers in the north. Colder.


Dry and breezy for many in southern parts with hazy sunshine, whilst showers become more frequent and blustery across the north. Isolated thunder and hail continue, turning wintry over the hills. Feeling cold, especially in the strong winds.


Dry in the south with clear spells to start. Blustery heavy showers, merging into longer spells of rain sweeping across all parts by Monday morning. Feeling cold.


A band of heavy showers clearing the southeast at first. Thereafter a mixture of sunny spells and blustery showers, heavy with hail and the odd rumble of thunder. Feeling cooler.

Outlook for Tuesday to Thursday:

Drier on Tuesday, with a few showers in the north and east. Some showers in the east on Wednesday with rain in the northwest later. Often cloudy on Thursday.


UK long range weather forecast

Winds from the north or northwest are expected to affect the UK at the start of this period. Some showers or longer spells of rain are likely at times, these heaviest across the north and northwest, though systems still likely reaching the south east on Thursday. Temperatures are expected to mostly be below normal edging toward average or just above into the new week. Through the weekend and into the new week a build of pressure will probably occur, meaning more in the way of dry weather across the UK as a whole. Some rain of light showers will still be possible at times, if these develop they will be more likely to affect the northwest.


Towards the end of April, high pressure will probably be close to the UK with a good deal of dry weather for many areas. Moving into May, these settled conditions will probably move northwards, with the driest weather across the northwest of the UK. If any more unsettled conditions develop these are more likely to affect south with a risk of some heavy rain or showers. Temperatures will probably be close to average overall, with warm days but some colder nights.


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