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    Forecast summary

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

    Regional forecast for South West England

    Cloudy and humid with thundery showers overnight.

    This Evening and Tonight:

    Showers will continue through this evening and overnight, potentially becoming thundery and heavy at times. Remaining cloudy and humid with murky conditions affecting coastal Cornwall at times. Minimum Temperature 16 °C.

    Friday:

    A rather cloudy and warm day for most, with the odd shower and thunderstorm developing throughout the day. Remaining rather cloudy in the far southwest. Maximum Temperature 26 °C.

    Outlook for Saturday to Monday:

    Dry on Saturday with bright or sunny spells. Turning showery through Sunday and Monday, with a risk of the odd thunderstorm. Feeling warm and humid throughout.

    Updated at: 1440 on Thu 13 Aug 2020

    UK forecast for the next 5 days

    Northern UK drier but elsewhere staying warm, humid and thundery.

    This Evening and Tonight:

    Thunderstorms, with possible torrential downpours, frequent lightning and hail, only slowly easing for parts of Wales, southern and central England, where it will be warm and muggy. Further north, much dry weather but low cloud and hill fog spreading westwards.

    Friday:

    Once again torrential thundery downpours scattered across southern areas; feeling very warm and humid in any brighter spells. Northern UK drier: low cloud plaguing northeastern parts, tending to break elsewhere.

    Outlook for Saturday to Monday:

    Mainly fine, dry across Scotland and Northern Ireland Saturday and Sunday once cloud in E clears, showers Monday. Warm, sunny intervals and heavy, thundery showers England and Wales each day.

    Updated at: 1440 on Thu 13 Aug 2020

    Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

    UK Outlook for Tuesday 18 Aug 2020 to Thursday 27 Aug 2020:

    The beginning of this period is likely to be generally unsettled, with showers and longer spells of rain at times. There is also a low chance that there could be some further thundery weather, although this would most likely be confined towards the southeast of the UK. It is likely to be windier than of late, especially in the west where there is also a risk of gales. Temperatures should start rather warm for many, despite the spells of unsettled weather. However, temperatures may cool slightly by the end of this period as the low pressure system, which was situated over the west of the UK, pushes towards the east and allows for a freshening breeze to develop from the northwest.

    Updated at: 1413 on Thu 13 Aug 2020

    UK Outlook for Friday 28 Aug 2020 to Friday 11 Sep 2020:

    Although confidence is low for this period, it is likely that conditions will become more changeable with settled days interspersed with periods of rain and strengthening winds, especially in the northwest. However, the east and southeast will perhaps remain slightly more settled throughout with temperatures around or above average. There is also a possibility for southern regions to turn very warm at times, with a potential for thunderstorms to develop.

    Updated at: 1414 on Thu 13 Aug 2020

    Location Details

    Swindon

    Location: 51.5556, -1.7784

    Altitude: 131.0 m above mean sea level

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