Good afternoon and welcome to Thursday Weather Watch taking a look at the weather for the islands, the UK and around the Globe.
On this Thursday afternoon we are seeing mainly light winds. A lot of cloud around with some sunny spells. A few showers and these are heavy in places. Temps in the mid to low teens.
We are now going to take a look at the next few days weather. All the images show below come from the Met office and can be found by following this link https://www.metoffice.gov.uk/weather/maps-and-charts/surface-pressure
Today across are islands we are seeing mainly light winds. A few sharp showers around with plenty of cloud. Simliar theme as we go into the evening. A few showers around with some sunny spells but the cloud is dominating.
Across the UK some heavier showers across the East coast of Scotland. Rain mainly light for England and Wales and associated fronts.
Friday across our islands and high pressure dominates. Winds will be brisk from the NW around 10 to 20 mph. A mixture of sunshine and scattered showers. Temperatures in the mid to low teens.
For the UK high pressure dominates. But there will be some spells of rain which will be heavy and possible thunder for parts of England and Wales. Winds will be brisk.
Saturday across the islands will be brisk once again. A mixture of sunshine and scattered showers. Fairly overcast.
Across the UK high pressure is in charge 1029 most placers will be dry with. a few scattered showers. Mainly light winds. Sunshine and fairly warm.
Sunday across the islands and its all change. The high pressure retreats and low moves in off the Atlantic 1007 with associated fronts will bring rain and winds to the island which will be heavy at times in the evening and winds gusting to 40 mph.
The rain and wind will push across the entire UK during Saturday and Sunday as the high pressure retreats away into Europe.
In global weather news, Christina is still expected to become a hurricane on Friday and we could have tropical storm Fay in the next day of so in the Atlantic.
And in Minnesota yesterday these breathtaking tornado images where captured.