Tuesday 27th August Weather Watch

Good afternoon Western Isles and welcome to your latest Weather Watch blog.

On this Tuesday afternoon we are seeing light rain and drizzle with the occasional spell of heavy rain. Winds are light and this is perfect conditions for midges.

The rest of this evening Will see further spells of rain which will be heavy at times winds will increase a little bit but mainly under 20 mph.

Today’s view from space is quite a depressing one elsewhere it is hot and sunny conditions we are stuck under cloud.

Wednesday across the Western Isles and we are going to see some morning rain which will be heavy at times but this will clear away as we go into the afternoon and we should see mostly fine and dry conditions for the afternoon and evening. There is some decent and prolonged sunshine the occasional shower cannot be ruled out. It will be windier then on Tuesday.

Thursday across the Western Isles and we’re going to see another day of sunshine and showers winds are also going to increase and they will cost 30 to 40 mph.

Friday across the Western Isles and we are going to see a risk of gales with outbreaks of rain which will be heavy and at times persistent.

Looking ahead towards the weekend and for the Western Isles it’s going to stay unsettled with a mixture of sunshine showers and blustery winds.

In UK where the news the Met office is issued a yellow weather warning for thunderstorms for the east coast of the United Kingdom. Full warning and the latest updates can be found via the Met Office website or app.

In global weather news flash flooding in Madrid you to heavy rainfall has caused a number of issues.

And then to tropical Atlantic tropical storm Dorian is currently moving over Barbados as it continues towards Puerto Rico. This tropical storm is struggling a wee bit and may make hurricane status in the next few days. As it moves towards Florida towards the end of the week lots of uncertainty at this stage. The latest information and updates can be found via the national hurricane website.

I’m finally here are the weather extremes across the UK on Monday. Including South Uist range.

thank you for reading. View from space comes from NASA worldview. Radar from netweather. Pressure charts, warnings and extremes from the Met office. Hurricane image from national hurricane centre,

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