Weather Watch 10th October 2020

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

On this Saturday afternoon we are seeing rain moving across Lewis and Harris. Mainly light but some heavier spells of rain. Drier but mainly overcast for the Uists and Barra. Winds gusting 30 to 40 mph. Today’s highest temp of 11.3C

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)

Sunday – As high pressure builds in things will become more settled briefly. light winds and overcast during Sunday. Rain will move in during the evening. The rain could become heavy as we go into the evening. Some sunny spells but it will be mainly light. Winds will be from the North West but will come in from the South and South West later and weather fronts will move in.

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

Monday – An unsettled day with an area of low pressure and weather fronts bringing us wet conditions across the Islands. The rain will be heavy overnight into Monday. Into Monday itself a mixture of sunshine and showers. these showers becoming scattered later. Winds from the North West. Gusting to 40 mph during the early hours and 20 to 30 mph during the day.

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

Tuesday – A fine and dry. Wall to Wall sunshine at the moment. Winds gusting 20 to 30 mph from the North East but feeling chilly. High pressure sits between us and Iceland. Wednesday and Thursday look more of the same.

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

UK forecast

Sunday mainly fine and dry with a few scattered showers. Rain moves in from the West later and into Northern Ireland. Monday rain for most of the UK heavy at times then sunshine and showers thereafter. Tuesday fine dry and sunny with brisk winds for most but heavy rain in England with showers at times.

UK Weather News

Plenty of rainbows around the UK lately

Global Weather News

Hurricane Delta made landfall on the Louisiana coastline last night.

There has been some extreme flooding in Vietnam

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