Today is likely to bring heavy rain, thunder, and strong winds to the UK. There will also be a north-south divide due to rising temperatures of 22C.
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Brits should expect a shower today in the North with heavy rain and thunderstorms, but it should be warm in the South with temperatures rising to 22C.
A front from the Atlantic is bringing severe weather conditions to the UK, causing a spell of unrest in the UK.
There was still sunshine across parts of the UK Wednesday with Durham getting eight hours of sun and Ulrich, Lincolnshire receiving 20C.
Today is expected to be warmer with temperatures rising to 22C. However, there will be a north west divide since northern Scotland may see temperatures drop to 11C.
The country will see a lot of rain, including thunder. Scotland is influenced by low pressure which brings colder polar atmosphere.
The South is also receiving warmer air from a high-pressure region over the Continent.
“Breezy through the next 24 hours with rain or showers but some brighter, drier weather towards the south east, particularly through Thursday morning,”Clare Nasir is a Met forecaster.
“Temperatures holding up for the south but for the Cairngorms as well as Aberdeenshire down to about 4C to 7C, yet here you will have a bright start although it will be rather windy.
“Now for any more northern areas of Scotland as well as the Western Isles[ …]The morning will bring you a rush to showers.
“That rain extends to Perth for a time and then it will decline as rain continues across Northern Ireland, northern England as well as the north of Wales.”
It’s possible for it to get stormy in Scotland. However, rain is expected to sweep across Northern and Central England.
“Showers will merge together across Scotland during the day so there is a risk of thunder through the north, a strong wind here but later on some brighter skies for the central belt as well as the far north of England, far south of Scotland,” said Ms Nasir.
“As the rain continues, anywhere from south Yorkshire, Greater Manchester, Derbyshire, Conwy, Flint, Gwynedd.
“Further south than that you will see more in the way of cloud but brighter skies towards the south east and that is where the highest temperatures will be, coming in about 22C.”
Also, Friday night into Friday is “heavy rain and a strong wind”The wind will blow throughout Scotland, and it will be through the northern and central areas of Scotland all day.
The rest of the country will see sunnier skies on Friday, but temperatures will remain in the teens to mid-teens for most of the country.
After a cold start to the week, Saturday will be sunny.
“Chilly morning on Saturday, clear skies, even a touch of ground frost but it will be a fine day, a fair day with some lovely sunshine,”Ms. Nasir has been added.
UK forecast for the next five days
It’s windy and unsettled today. Friday will be brighter for many.
Rain is moving slowly southeastwards in England and Wales. But, it’s still bright and pleasant in the south and East Anglia. Sunny spells are possible further north, but it will be cooler and windier with possible coastal gales. There may also be heavy showers in northern Scotland.
Low cloud and patchy rain will be common in the southern parts of England and Wales. These conditions will clear later. There are likely to be heavy rain showers in northern Scotland. Other areas are clearer and more chilly.
Many parts of the southern and central regions are blessed with sunshine and mild winds. It should therefore feel fairly warm in the afternoon. Northern Scotland is blessed with sunny spells and occasional sharp rains.
Outlook for Saturday and Monday
The east is generally cooler and showerier, with the most widespread rain falling on Sunday. After cold mornings, it is warmer and sunnier in the West. The east coast fresh breeze makes it feel quite cold.