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    • UK 5 days
    • UK 6-30 days

    UK forecast for the next 5 days

    Showers and thunderstorms for parts of England and Wales today.

    Today:

    Cool, cloudy and breezy with rain at times for much of Scotland and northern England. Further south, sunny spells developing but also some heavy showers and thunderstorms for parts of Wales, the Midlands, East Anglia and southeast England.

    Tonight:

    Early evening showers tending to fade, but a few persisting over the Midlands, Wales and southwest England overnight. Parts of Scotland and northern England staying cloudy with rain at times.

    Saturday:

    Southeast Scotland and parts of northeast England cool and cloudy with patchy rain for some. Elsewhere, sunny spells developing, but also a few showers for parts of England and Wales.

    Outlook for Sunday to Tuesday:

    Southern parts likely to see some rain at times, this possibly heavy and thundery. Elsewhere a good deal of fine and dry weather. Becoming warm for many, especially the north.

    Updated at: 0208 on Fri 25 Jun 2021

    Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

    UK Outlook for Tuesday 29 Jun 2021 to Thursday 8 Jul 2021:

    Unsettled in the south of the UK on Tuesday with persistent rain likely and thundery showers possible, accompanied by stronger winds. Elsewhere, drier with long spells of sunshine and lighter winds. Temperatures will be warm for most, though locally suppressed under the unsettled weather. Confidence is then lower, although on balance a lot of fine and dry weather is most likely throughout. However, there are signals for some brief unsettled periods with southern and eastern areas seeing showers, possibly heavy and thundery, and more prolonged rain in the northwest. Temperatures are likely be above normal, with the potential for some very warm and humid days in the south. Winds will likely be light to moderate throughout, with a westerly flow across northern areas, and an easterly flow across the south.

    Updated at: 1351 on Thu 24 Jun 2021

    UK Outlook for Thursday 8 Jul 2021 to Thursday 22 Jul 2021:

    Although confidence remains low, in general settled conditions are likely, with a few brief unsettled spells possible. Some northwestern areas will likely see brief spells rain and cloudy conditions at times, as well as a continued risk for periods of heavy rain or thunderstorms especially across the south. Above-average temperatures continue to be well signalled, with the chance of some very warm or hot days to come.

    Updated at: 1352 on Thu 24 Jun 2021

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