UK weather: 'Changeable conditions' forecast as Scots face washout while England scorches


Temperatures in southern England look set to exceed 20C next week but conditions vary across the UK. According to WXCHARTS, maximum temperatures could peak at 29C in Essex on Thursday.

Up to 12mm of rainfall could fall in the west of Scotland on Thursday.

Lighter rain is also expected in Northern Ireland.

Brits hoping to celebrate Father’s Day will be hit by rain across the country as all four corners of the UK are forecast to witness rainfall.

In its mid-range forecast, the Met Office said: “A northwest-southeast contrast in weather patterns is likely across the UK at the start of the period.

Met Office Deputy Chief Meteorologist Chris Almond added: “Although no longer a named storm, the remnants of Ex-Tropical Storm Alex will bring some strong winds across the northern half of the UK – especially to Scotland and Northern Ireland on Friday and Saturday.

“The track of the low-pressure system currently looks to be off the northwest coast of the UK on Friday and Saturday and winds are likely to reach around 45mph for some parts of the north of the UK, with a chance of some gusts in excess of 55mph in some exposed northwestern islands and coastal areas.”


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