Good afternoon Western isles and welcome to the latest Weather Watch blog
On this Thursday afternoon we have seen most of the rain clear away and we are seeing plenty of sunshine and variable amounts of cloud with a brisk and cool wind.
The rest of this evening should be mostly fine and dry with plenty of sunshine and some light rain and drizzle.
Today’s view from space was a little earlier in the day and shows the cloud that has begun to break this evening.
Friday across the Western isles and we are going to see gales with winds gusting 40/50 mph. The cloud dominating with outbreaks of rain which will be heavy at times. Feeling cooler then of late. Some sunny intervals.
Friday across the UK will see a unseasonable deep area of low pressure pushing across the country. Bring strong winds and heavy rain with thunderstorms for large parts of the UK.
Saturday across the Western isles and we are going to see another windy day with gusty winds and further outbreaks of rain. Some sunny spells and it will feel cool again.
Saturday across the UK and low pressure still dominates. Further spells of rain which will be heavy and possibly thundery and feeling much cooler then of late.
Sunday across the Western isles will see another breezy day but less rain mostly dry with plenty of cloud and a few sunny intervals. Still breezy but lighter then in the previous couple of days.
Across the UK and low pressure sits in the Irish Sea winds slowly start to be abate but it will be much cooler and fresh North and North Easterly winds are prevalent. Further spells of rain but they become less widespread.
Long range and next week looks fairly unsettled and will feel much more like autumn then summer.
In UK weather news. Recent heavy rainfall has brought flooding across Scotland this was the scene from Edinburgh airport on Wednesday Image courtesy of bbc news
With a deep area of low pressure moving across the UK on in the next couple of days there has been multiple weather warnings issued by the Met office. Here is a day by day snapshot. The full warnings and latest updates and warnings can be found via the Met Office website or app. There are no weather warnings in force for the Western isles.
In global weather news typhoons Lekima and Krosa are churning away in the Pacific as seen by this incredible image.
And finally here are the weather extremes for Wednesday across the UK
Thank you for reading. The view from space comes from NASA worldview. Radar from netweather. Pressure charts , warnings and extremes from the Met Office.