Weather Watch 12th August 2020

Good afternoon and welcome to Wednesdays 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 mixture of sunshine and cloud. Some mist and fog patches in places. Winds are light and max temp so far today of 16C

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 will be a fine and dry day with a mixture of sunshine and cloud. Winds gusting 20 to 30 mph. Some morning mist and fog patches. Winds will be from the North and North East and temps of 11C to 17C

For the UK more settled in the North but cooler for many. Hot and warm again in the South East. With thundery showers for England and Wales.

Friday – Across the islands another fine dry and sunny day with winds easing and feeling warm again with variable amount of cloud. Temps in the mid to high teens.

Another fine dry day for most of Scotland with sunshine and light winds. Showers that could be thundery in the south but feeling cooler than of late.

Saturday – Another fine dry and sunny day with wall to wall sunshine for most and light winds. Temps in the mid to high teens again.

for the UK the best of the drier and sunnier weather for the North of England, Scotland and Northern Ireland with thundery showers in the South. Most light winds.

Long range – The fine dry and settled weather is expected to last during the weekend and into the early part of next week for the Western Isles.

UK Weather

Severe storms pounded parts of Scotland last night with heavy rain and flooding. Thunderstorms and hail. Including a train derailment in Stonehaven which is thought to have been caused by a landslip. Our thoughts at this time are with all those impacted by the extreme weather.

The latest from BBC news can be found here

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-north-east-orkney-shetland-53751678

Some other of the scenes across Scotland

Further weather warnings have been issued by the Met Office for the coming days

Parts of the UK have seen hot weather with 34C or higher being recorded for 6 consecutive days the first time since 1961

Global weather new

into the tropics and Hurricane Elida is rapidly weakening in the Eastern Pacific.

In the Atlantic we have tropical depression 11 which is expected to become tropical storm Josephine later today.

All images above from the National Hurricane centre website.

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

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