Weather Watch 2nd August 2020

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

On this Sunday afternoon we are seeing a number of showers moving across the Islands. These are heavy in places. Some sunshine but plenty of cloud around. Winds are under 20 mph and the max temp so far is 15C

Today’s view from space from the Met Office

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

Monday – Across the Western Isles we are going to see a mixture of sunshine and cloud. A few showers but these will be well scattered we will see winds gusting 20 mph. Temps of 8C to 16C

Across the UK and its a mainly fine and dry day. Plenty of sunshine with a few showers around. Most frequent in the North West of Scotland. Rain will move into Ireland later in the day. This is in association with the area of low pressure 992 mb in the mid Atlantic.

Tuesday – across the Western Isles we are going to see rain moving across the islands. This rain is likely to be heavy and persistent in places. Winds gusting 40 to possibly 50 mph. Worth keeping an eye on.

Across the UK its going to be a North West / South East split. We are going to see heavy rain for the West Coast of Scotland and Northern Ireland with strong winds. Drier brighter with sunshine for most of England and Wales.

Wednesday – across the Western isles and we are going to see further spells of rain and brisk winds. Becoming drier and brighter later. Feeling warm with temps in the mid to high teens.

For the UK we are going to see the rain moving West to East with fairly brisk winds. The rain will slowly fizzle out across the country. Low pressure over Iceland 987 mb and its associated weather fronts bringing the unsettled weather.

The full week ahead forecast will be online later this evening.

Weather News

Tropical storm Isaias is bring strong winds and rain to Florida this system has been struggling for more than 36 hours. It has been brining severe flooding to the Bahamas which is still struggling after Hurricane Dorian last year. This system will skirt up the East coast of the USA during the next week.

For the very latest please see the National hurricane centre website.

into the Western Pacific and we have soon to be typhoon Hagupit.

and finally this stunning photo from Australia.

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