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    Forecast summary

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

    Regional forecast for East of England

    Plenty of sunshine with hot temperatures. Occasionally cloudier on coasts.

    Today:

    Any early mist or fog patches soon clearing. Otherwise, another dry and clear day with lengthy sunny periods and increasingly hot temperatures. Coastal areas again seeing cooler conditions with a fresher breeze. Maximum Temperature 32 °C.

    Tonight:

    Temperatures only slowly cooling off during the evening, with a very mild night for many despite largely clear skies. Some low cloud may move inland from coastal areas by dawn. Minimum Temperature 14 °C.

    Friday:

    Any early low cloud soon clearing back to the coast. Otherwise, another dry day with long sunny spells. Hot for most, but cooler near coasts. Maximum Temperature 33 °C.

    Outlook for Saturday to Monday:

    Dry settled weather continuing through the weekend, still with hot temperatures. Overnight coastal low cloud may spread inland, burning back quickly by day. Heavy thundery showers possibly developing during Monday.

    Updated at: 0108 on Thu 11 Aug 2022

    UK forecast for the next 5 days

    Sunny and hot or very hot away from northern Scotland.

    Today:

    Much of England and Wales, plus eastern parts of Northern Ireland and Scotland, sunny and hot or very hot. The far north and northwest of Scotland, cloudier with occasional rain.

    Tonight:

    A dry, clear and warm night for most. Staying cloudier over the far north of Scotland with occasional, mostly light, rain.

    Friday:

    Another sunny and hot or very hot day for most away from northern Scotland. Here staying cloudier and cooler with a little light rain and drizzle.

    Outlook for Saturday to Monday:

    Mostly dry, sunny and hot this weekend. Cooler with some haar in the northeast. Monday likely less hot with some showers or thunderstorms.

    Updated at: 0256 on Thu 11 Aug 2022

    Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

    UK Outlook for Monday 15 Aug 2022 to Wednesday 24 Aug 2022:

    This period will see the breakdown of the hot, sunny and dry weather of recent days, with conditions becoming more unsettled across the UK. Showers will spread from the west and south next week, sometimes heavy and thundery, though drier periods with sunny spells are still likely between them. At the same time, temperatures will gradually decrease to closer to normal for August. Later in the period, the more changeable weather will prevail with a risk of heavy showers or thunderstorms continuing, but clear and dry spells in between too. Returning to warm or very warm towards the end of the period for much of England and Wales, perhaps becoming locally hot in parts of the south and southeast.

    Updated at: 1344 on Wed 10 Aug 2022

    UK Outlook for Thursday 25 Aug 2022 to Thursday 8 Sep 2022:

    Following a period of unsettled weather, we may see generally more settled conditions towards the end of August. As we head into September, spells of rain or showers are likely, with the most widespread of these in the north and west. However, periods of dry and sunny weather can still be expected in between. Temperatures are likely to be above average, with the occasional chance of very warm spells.

    Updated at: 1344 on Wed 10 Aug 2022

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