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    Forecast summary

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

    Regional forecast for London & South East England

    Dry with pleasantly warm sunny spells on Wednesday.

    Today:

    Early fog patches will lift, then a dry day is expected with variable cloud and good sunny spells. Feeling pleasantly warm in sheltered areas with generally light winds. Maximum Temperature 18 °C.

    Tonight:

    It will continue dry with clear spells and variable cloud through the evening and night. A few mist patches are possible with a light breeze expected in most places. Minimum Temperature 5 °C.

    Thursday:

    Dry with broken cloud and sunny intervals, together with generally lighter winds. Intermittent rain is expected later in the night. Maximum Temperature 15 °C.

    Outlook for Friday to Sunday:

    Becoming colder with strong northerly winds, and overnight frosts. Occasionally sunny with showers, possibly with hail and thunder. Cold winds, sunny spells and some showers on Sunday.

    Updated at: 0453 on Wed 24 Oct 2018

    UK forecast for the next 5 days

    Turning colder later this week.

    Today:

    Cloudy skies for many northwestern areas today with some patchy drizzle, particularly in northwest Scotland. Elsewhere, any fog or low cloud will slowly clear through the morning to leave pleasantly warm sunny spells. Windy in the north.

    Tonight:

    Wet and windy in northern Scotland. Dry elsewhere, but largely cloudy skies in western areas. Clear spells continuing in the south and east. Fog patches possible in the southwest.

    Thursday:

    Cloudy for many with the best of any bright spells in the east. Thicker cloud in Scotland and Northern Ireland with drizzle followed by heavier rain in the afternoon.

    Outlook for Friday to Sunday:

    Much colder and brighter from Friday with brisk winds and scattered heavy showers. Showers turning wintry across the north, mainly over hills. Showers largely confined to eastern areas by Sunday.

    Updated at: 0504 on Wed 24 Oct 2018

    Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

    UK Outlook for Sunday 28 Oct 2018 to Tuesday 6 Nov 2018:

    By Sunday a cold arctic airflow will be in place across the UK, bringing a good deal of sunshine and some heavy showers, mainly around eastern coastal areas. Hail and thunder is likely, with snow showers over higher ground in the north, and it will feel bitter in exposed areas. Confidence lowers by Monday, but it is most likely that many places will see a dry and bright day with showers continuing in the east, but widespread frost overnight. From Tuesday a spell of increasingly unsettled weather looks likely, with showers or longer spells of rain between brighter interludes. Gales or severe gales can be expected, but temperatures should begin to recover to around normal by Friday with milder, unsettled conditions likely to dominate until the end of the period.

    Updated at: 1249 on Tue 23 Oct 2018

    UK Outlook for Wednesday 7 Nov 2018 to Wednesday 21 Nov 2018:

    Mild but unsettled conditions are likely to be in place by the second week of November with dry and bright spells interspersed with bands of rain or showers. Confidence into and beyond the middle of November is low, but there are some signs of high pressure developing which could help to divert weather systems away from the UK. If such a scenario develops then longer settled spells could bring largely dry conditions, but a greater chance of overnight frost and fog, and daytime temperatures below normal. Any rain or showers could fall as snow over northern hills, and any milder interludes are likely to be short-lived.

    Updated at: 1250 on Tue 23 Oct 2018

    Location Details

    Merton

    Location: 51.4152, -0.1857

    Altitude: 15.0 m above mean sea level

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