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

    Regional forecast for London & South East England

    Sunshine and showers on Wednesday.

    Today:

    A largely fine and bright start. Sunny spells and scattered, slow-moving showers developing late morning onwards, some heavy by the afternoon. Some parts will stay dry. Mainly light winds and feeling warm in the sunshine between the showers. Maximum Temperature 22 °C.

    Tonight:

    Any remaining showers dying out quickly this evening. Cloud thinning before midnight leaving lengthy clear spells which will allow mist and fog patches to form inland. Minimum Temperature 11 °C.

    Thursday:

    After a fine bright start to the day with light winds, cloud will increase through the morning as the breeze freshens. Showers developing through the afternoon some heavy or thundery. Maximum Temperature 20 °C.

    Outlook for Friday to Sunday:

    Sunny spells and showers each day with a risk of thundery downpours on Friday. Becoming breezier. Temperatures a little below normal. Some parts staying dry Saturday and Sunday.

    Updated at: 0224 on Wed 4 Aug 2021

    UK forecast for the next 5 days

    Showers for many, some heavy but also some warm sunshine.

    Today:

    Many areas starting dry, odd mist patches clearing. Showers developing across various areas by afternoon, some heavy, particularly across some northern and central parts of the UK, with thunder and hail in few locations. Feeling warm in sunnier interludes.

    Tonight:

    Daytime showers will fade after dusk, leaving much dry weather after midnight but still rather cloudy skies, keeping temperatures up. Northwestern areas see continued risk of heavy rainfall.

    Thursday:

    Fairly cloudy across most areas although early sunshine in the east. Bands of rain and showers crossing most areas, heavy especially in the west. Breezier. Cooler in the west.

    Outlook for Friday to Sunday:

    Remaining unsettled with further showers and longer spells of rain. Some of these will be heavy and thundery, especially across the north. Breezy at times and still rather cool.

    Updated at: 0235 on Wed 4 Aug 2021

    Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

    UK Outlook for Sunday 8 Aug 2021 to Tuesday 17 Aug 2021:

    Sunny spells and showers for many areas at the start of this period, with most frequent showers probably in the north and west. By the middle of next week there is an increasing likelihood of thicker cloud bringing rain to northwestern areas, together with stronger winds. These more unsettled conditions are likely to spread southeastwards through the latter part of next week. Beyond this it is likely to remain changeable; confidence is low in terms of detail, but most places will likely see showers or longer spells of rain, interspersed with some drier, more settled periods. Some strong winds are possible at times, especially in the northwest. Temperatures are most likely to be around average, perhaps warm in the east and southeast.

    Updated at: 1356 on Tue 3 Aug 2021

    UK Outlook for Wednesday 18 Aug 2021 to Wednesday 1 Sep 2021:

    Although confidence is very low through this period, a continuation of changeable conditions is most likely. Some more settled weather may develop, particularly towards the north and northeast of the UK. Temperatures are likely to be above average, with the potential for hotter weather later in the month with rainfall most likely below average.

    Updated at: 1501 on Tue 3 Aug 2021

    Location Details

    London

    Location: 51.5081, -0.1248

    Altitude: 11.0 m above mean sea level

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