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Forecast Summary

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

Highlands & Eilean Siar

Headline:

Some heavy rain tonight, drier weather extending east on Thursday.

This Evening and Tonight:

Some early evening brightness over Isles and far northwest. Otherwise overcast with rain, this turning heavier for a time from mid evening into early hours especially over the Great Glen Strathspey and Inverness. Winds becoming light and variable. Relatively mild. Minimum temperature 8 °C.

Thursday:

Rather cloudy start with occasional rain, but drier and brighter conditions spreading erratically from the southwest from mid-morning, best of the sunshine over the Hebrides though with a few showers. Maximum temperature 14 °C.

Outlook for Friday to Sunday:

Occasional rain spreading east on Friday, a few heavy bursts in west, drier later. Saturday warmer but windy with southerly gales in northwest, rain later. Sunshine, scattered showers on Sunday.

Updated: 14:30 on Wed 20 Sep 2017 BST

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Headline:

Rain for many overnight.

This Evening and Tonight:

Outbreaks of rain will continue over Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales and western and northern parts of England, and it will be windy around exposed hills and coasts. The rest of England will be staying mostly dry but breezy.

Thursday:

A band of heavy rain and blustery winds will move across from the west, reaching southeast England later in the evening, with brighter conditions across Northern Ireland following in behind.

Outlook for Friday to Sunday:

Staying mostly dry, bright and warm in the south and east with sunny spells. However, bands of rain and strong winds moving across the north and west at times.

Updated: 15:11 on Wed 20 Sep 2017 BST

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Monday 25 Sep 2017 to Wednesday 4 Oct 2017:

Next week there will be plenty of dry weather, but there will be light rain for a time. It will be rather warm during the day time, but it is likely to be chilly at night with some mist or fog patches possible, which may last well into the morning on some days. The second half of the week will be more unsettled with wet and windy weather more likely in the northwest, with a risk of gales or perhaps severe gales. The best of the drier and brighter weather will be in the southeast. Into the start of October there is an increased chance of all parts seeing the unsettled conditions, with rain and stronger winds likely at times.

UK Outlook for Thursday 5 Oct 2017 to Thursday 19 Oct 2017:

Through early October there is considerable uncertainty in the forecast. It will be changeable, with the northwest likely to see more unsettled conditions with strong winds or gales possible, with perhaps more settled interludes in the southeast. Temperatures will be close to or slightly above normal. However, there will be some chilly nights with early morning mist and fog as well as an increased chance of frost, most likely in the north.

Updated: 15:11 on Wed 20 Sep 2017 BST

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