Good afternoon and welcome to Wednesday’s Weather Watch taking a look at the weather for the islands, the UK and around the Globe.
On this Wednesday afternoon we are seeing a bit of a North and South split. Best of the sunshine has been across the Uists and Barra. With more cloud and some sunshine across Lewis and Harris with some stubborn to clear rain. Winds under 20 mph and max temp of 15C
We are now going to take a look at the next few days weather. All the images shown 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
Thursday across the islands after a dry start we are going to see rain move across the islands. This will become heavy at times for all parts. Winds will also increase across the Uists and Bara. We could see winds gusting to 40 to 50 mph a time across the Uists and Barra.
Across the UK wind and rain for parts of Scotland and Northern ireland with an area of low pressure 985 mb. Elsewhere fine and dry turning warmer.
Friday across the islands and it will be a warmer day with temps in the high teens. Winds gusting 30 to 40 mph. Further spells of rain but for most it should stay largely dry with some sunshine.
Across the UK its going to be a hot day with temps maybe reaching 30C warm air moving up from the South. A cold front draped across the West of Scotland and Ireland. Many places fine and dry
Saturday across the islands and we are going to see another breezy day. A mixture of sunshine and showers. These occasionally heavy but most places will be dry. Still feeling warm.
Across the UK we are going to see showers across Scotland. Cooler then on Friday with more in the way of cloud. Brisk winds and best of the Sunshine for England wales.
Long range – No hard signs yet of things become more settled as we go into August. Things staying rather unsettled across the islands.
Firstly into the Tropical Atlantic we have Potential tropical cyclone 9. This is expected to become tropical storm isaias in the next 24 hours and is currently impacting the Caribbean islands. A lot of uncertainty as yet on the track and strength.
For the very latest updates please refer to the National Hurricane Centre website.
There has been some extremely hot temperatures in the Middle East in the last few days. BBC weather gives more details.
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