Tuesday 23rd April Weather Watch

Good Afternoon Western isles on this Tuesday afternoon we are seeing a couple of showers around. Plenty of hazy cloud. Some prolonged sunshine in places. The cloud has taken the edge off temperatures slightly in places. But still getting to 19C at South Uist range.

Recent radar highlights this

The view from space shows the cloud with some sunshine.

The saharan dust is spreading across the UK today. You may find a dusting on your car or we could see a stunningly red sunset tonight depending on cloud cover.

On Wednesday we are going to see plenty of sunshine again. But some stubborn to shift cloud. Showers pushing in as we go into the evening. Winds of 20/40 mph.

Across the UK a cold front spreads in bringing rain and risk of thunderstorms.

Thursday will see a much cooler day. We are going to see showers at times some longer spells of rain and these will be heavy at times. It will be a blustery day with a few sunny spells.

We are seeing low pressure to the west of Ireland 985 mb introducing the unsettled weather.

Friday is going to see another unsettled day. Plenty of sunshine and showers. More like April. Staying cooler.

Areas of low pressure sits close by and high pressure has for the most part moved away.

Long range –

It’s going to stay cooler and more unsettled.

Here is Monday’s Weather extremes.

And finally in global weather news tropical storm Kenneth has formed North of Madagascar. A late season Southern Hemisphere cyclone.

Thank you for reading.

The view from space comes from NASA worldview. Pressure charts, extremes and hurricane image from the Met office. Radar from netweather.

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