Weather Watch 29th September 2020

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

On this Tuesday afternoon we are seeing a mixture of sunshine and cloud. Some scattered showers and some of these heavy in places. Winds under 20 mph and today’s high of 13.2C

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

Western Isles forecast – (UK forecast to follow)

Wednesday – An area of low pressure to our North West will bring strong winds and heavy rain. Overnight rain will be heavy and persistent. Winds will gust 30 to 40 mph increasing 50 mph for the Uists and Barra. The heavy rain will linger for Lewis and Harris into the morning. Sunshine and showers for the rest of the day. Winds of 20 to 30 mph and drier to end the day with winds under 20 mph. Winds will be from the South and South West and come in from the North West later in the day. Temps of 6C to 13C

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

Thursday – low pressure to our South West but a mainly settled day with a mixture of sunshine and the odd shower. These occasionally heavy. Winds under 20 mph and feeling chilly. Temps of 5 to 11C

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

Friday – overnight rain as we go overnight Thursday into Friday. Plenty of cloud with some sunshine at times. Light winds and a few scattered showers. Temps of 5C to 12C

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

UK forecast

Wednesday a dry start for the South East of England but rain will move across the entire UK it will turn heavy with blustery winds. Thursday two areas of low pressure bringing rain to much of the UK but dry for the North of England and South West Scotland. Friday a deep area of low pressure will bring heavy rain and strong winds to the South of the UK with most places seeing rain. Best of the sunshine in Scotland with a few showers here.

UK weather news

Ahh when multiple countries name storms this can cause some confusion.. The Met Office explains all.

BBC Weather explains about Moonbow and Aurora

Global Weather News

Asperatus clouds looming in the Kentucky sky photo by Johanna McKinney Cheek.

In the Eastern Pacific we have tropical depression 18 and is expected to become a hurricane in coming days no threat to land.

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