Weather Watch 20th July 2020

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

On this Monday afternoon we are seeing a mixture of sunshine and showers. Quite a lot of cloud around. A few of the showers are heavy in places. Some decent spells of sunshine. Winds are under 15 mph and max temp so far today 14C

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

Tuesday – Across the islands and we are going to see showery conditions across the islands with some sunny spells. Heavier rain is expected for the Uists and Barra into the evening. A weak area of low pressure moves in as we go into Wednesday. Winds 0 to 20 mph.

Across the UK high pressure dominate and it is warm for most. However showers for Scotland. Rain will push into the West of Scotland and Ireland later in the day.

Wednesday across the islands and we will see something of a North and South split across the islands. Heavy rain overnight into Wedneday which will be on and off. Some lighter rain for Lewis and Harris. Winds gusting 30 mph. Further spells of heavy rain but becoming drier and brighter during the day. The cloud is largely expected to dominate. Winds under 20 mph.

Across the UK on Wednesday and the area of low pressure and associated fronts dominates the weather bringing rain and breezy conditions. But for most of England and Wales it will be fine dry and warm.

Thursday looks set to be a fine and dry day. Any patchy overnight rain will clear away to fine dry and sunny conditions. Variable amounts of cloud with light winds.

Across the UK the cold front moves southwards bringing spells of rain at times which will be heavy. Drier and brighter again for the far South with the warmest conditions.

Weather News

A few bits of activity in the tropical Atlantic but not much is expected from these systems.

In Florida this stunning double lighting strike was captured

and back home in Cornwall this beautiful Cirrus uncinus was captured

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

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