Weather Watch 16th July 2020

Good afternoon and welcome to Thursdays Weather Watch taking a look at the weather for the islands, the UK and around the Globe.

On this Thursday afternoon we are seeing overcast conditions for most with mist fog and low cloud. Drizzle and light rain mainly across Lewis and Harris. Some very hazy sunshine. Winds are gusting 30 mph across the Uists and Barra. Temps a max of 16C

Some heavier rain is due to move in from the West in the next couple of hours and this can be seen on radar.

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

Friday across the islands any overnight rain will clear away to leave a day of sunshine and cloud. For most it will be a dry day. However the odd scattered shower cannot be ruled out. Winds up to 30 mph.

For the UK the cold front slides South West bring with it spells of rain at times and feeling cooler. Warm and sunny for the far South and South East. Low pressure still sirs across Iceland 985mb.

Saturday across the islands and we will see a mixture of sunshine and showers. These at times heavy. Brisk winds.

Across the UK the cold front lingers. Rain at times for most. Drier bright and warmer for the far South and South East. Low pressure still sits over Iceland 992mb bring us in the islands brisk winds.

Sunday across the islands and not much change is expected. A mixture of sunshine and scattered showers again heavy at times with brisk winds.

Across the UK the cold front pushes southwards. Dry bright and sunny for most but more showers for Scotland. Low pressure clears away from Iceland and high pressure is in charge of the UK weather.

It has been a very misty and foggy day across parts of the islands. Here is one stunning view that was shared to us from Barra

In global weather news BBC weather are reporting record breaking temperatures in Taiwan.

Thank you for reading. I hope you have enjoyed it. Feedback is always welcome.

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