Good afternoon Western isles on this Saturday afternoon we are seeing heavy rain moving across the Western isles. Mainly across Lewis and Harris. More showery across the Uists and Barra. We are seeing brisk winds as well.
The rain will clear away as we go into the evening. For most it will be a dry but overcast end to the day with some sunny spells.
It’s another cloud dominating view from space.
Sunday sees an area of low pressure forming to the west of Ireland 986 mb. This will bring strong winds and further rain to the western isles. The heaviest is expect3d using the early hours of Sunday morning and will be intense and heavy at times. We will see strong gusty winds. Sunshine and showers for the late morning and afternoon before more heavy rain pushes in as we go into the evening. Winds of 20/40 mph with the chance of the odd gust reaching 50 mph.
Across the UK as already mentioned low pressure close to Ireland and a cold front moves across the UK this could bring some thundery showers.
Monday will see a day of sunshine and showers. These should be lighter then what we have seen off late. Some decent sunny spells in between with gusty winds around 20/40 mph.
Low pressure dominates the with showers and breezy conditions across the UK
Tuesday should be a decent day. A cloudy start with some light rain and drizzle. Clearing to sunshine which will be prolonged. It should stay dry and winds will drop,
Across the UK fairly settled. A small developing low moves into the Irish Sea.
In UK weather news today we have seen the highest temperature of the year so far with 26.2C being recorded at Heathrow.
Here our Fridays UK weather extremes
In global weather news today is the start of the 2019 hurricane season. An area of low pressure in the Bay of Campeche is being monitored is it could become the first tropical storm of 2019 Atlantic hurricane season.
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The radar comes from netweather. Pressure charts, temps and extremes from the Met Office. Hurricane images from the national hurricane centre.