UK Weather Map: Where Storms Will Hit Britain This Weekend – Latest Forecast Updates | Weather | New
The heatwave conditions seen in the UK earlier this month have been replaced this week by heavy rain, gusts of wind and thunderstorms. Scores of weather warnings have been issued by the Met Office in recent days, and further warnings have been issued in light of new storm Evert for Thursday and Friday.
A yellow wind warning from the Met Office covers parts of southwest England and parts of Wales from 8 p.m. Thursday to 12 p.m. Friday.
An amber wind warning was also issued for the Isles of Scilly and parts of Cornwall from 9 p.m. Thursday to 7 a.m. Friday.
The Met Office has warned that winds could reach 75 mph in some of the most exposed coastal areas.
The Met Office also issued a yellow wind warning for parts of southern and eastern England on Friday from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.
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Long term forecast
After the weekend, starting Monday, the Met Office’s long-term forecast suggests there will be a continuation of sunshine and showers.
The Met Office said: “Changing conditions continue to dominate for the start of August, with a mix of sunny and dry spells, spells of downpours and the possibility of longer spells of rain.
“At first, the south is likely to see the most showers, with the north remaining the driest, but by the end of the period, the south and southeast will likely be the driest and the west and the wettest northwest.
“There is still a chance that showers or rain will produce thunderstorms.”
The Met Office predicts that temperatures will be “mostly cooler than average” than would typically be the case in early August.
But weather maps suggest there could still be warmer weather in some places next week.
WXCHARTS maximum temperature charts forecast temperatures above 20 ° C in several parts of England and Wales towards the middle of the week.