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

    Regional forecast for London & South East England

    Hazy sunshine and showers developing, especially later. Coasts mainly sunny.

    Today:

    Monday will start mainly dry with sunny spells and light winds. Increasing chance of sharp slow-moving showers by the afternoon and evening, perhaps turning thundery. Best of the increasingly hazy sunshine probably near coasts. Maximum Temperature 22 °C.

    Tonight:

    Starting mostly cloudy with slow-moving evening showers persisting in some areas, although much of the region will become dry after midnight with clear spells. Chilly by dawn. Minimum Temperature 10 °C.

    Tuesday:

    Bright, chilly start in most places before cloud increases by midday with a few heavy and slow-moving showers developing, perhaps thundery. Mostly sunny near coasts. Light winds. Maximum Temperature 23 °C.

    Outlook for Wednesday to Friday:

    An unsettled spell of weather with some clear or sunny spells and heavy showers developing each day, with torrential downpours likely to affect some areas, perhaps more especially during Thursday.

    Updated at: 0419 on Mon 2 Aug 2021

    UK forecast for the next 5 days

    Some heavy showers over parts of southern UK today.

    Today:

    Sunny spells for many, but some showers also breaking out over England and Wales, especially southeast Wales, the south Midlands and southern England where some heavy, and perhaps thundery, showers. Northern Ireland cloudier with showery rain, mainly in the west.

    Tonight:

    Daytime showers largely fading this evening leaving clear spells for many. Showery rain, heavy at times, persists over parts of the Midlands and southern England well into the night though.

    Tuesday:

    Sunny spells for most areas but scattered showers also breaking out during the afternoon, mainly in the northwest and over southern and central England. Some parts staying dry all day.

    Outlook for Wednesday to Friday:

    Showers or longer spells of rain each day for most areas, these occasionally heavy and thundery, and accompanied by hail. Winds mainly light throughout, with temperatures around normal.

    Updated at: 0150 on Mon 2 Aug 2021

    Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

    UK Outlook for Friday 6 Aug 2021 to Sunday 15 Aug 2021:

    A mixture of sunny spells and showers, with some drier interludes is the general pattern expected through this period, as the unsettled, changeable conditions continue to dominate. Some of these showery spells may merge to give slightly longer spells of rain, with some thunderstorms likely to develop from these. Torrential downpours are likely in some places. There is a risk of strong winds at times for some, and temperatures are expected to be below average, but perhaps slightly above average in northern areas. Through the remainder of this period, it will likely turn settled, though a few showers cannot be ruled out, especially in southeastern areas. This will bring drier weather, with sunny spells for most through to mid-August, and temperatures trending above average.

    Updated at: 1151 on Sun 1 Aug 2021

    UK Outlook for Monday 16 Aug 2021 to Monday 30 Aug 2021:

    Whilst there are current signals of a drier and warmer than average period from the middle of August, occasional spells of more unsettled weather, primarily in the northwest, remains possible. Accompanying this is a low risk of short-lived thundery spells, these mainly in southeastern parts. Confidence through this period remains low at present. However, most should see dry and fine weather. Above average temperatures continue to be indicated through the remainder of August, with possibly even very warm conditions at times in southern areas.

    Updated at: 1153 on Sun 1 Aug 2021

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