Weather Watch 2nd November 2020

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

On this Monday afternoon we are seeing rain and showers. Some of these are heavy in places. Some sunshine but fairly overcast. Today’s high so far of 10.3C. Winds mainly under 20 mph but the odd gust reaching 30 mph.

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)

Tuesday – We are going to see a brisk airflow. We are going to see a mixture of sunshine and showers. Some of these will be heavy at times. Winds will be gusting 20 to 30 mph reaching 40 mph at times over South Uist. Winds will be from the West and North West. Overnight lows of 3/4C. Tomorrows max of 11C

High pressure is building in the South but still under a brisk airflow in the North.

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

Wednesday – High pressure still dominates across the UK we are going to see an overcast day with some light rain and drizzle later in the day. Winds of 20 t0 30 mph gusting 40 mph later. Temps of 5C to 11C

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

Thursday – High pressure dominates across the UK with low pressure over Iceland. We are expected to stay in a brisk air flow with wind gusting 30 to 40 mph. It should be dry with some sunny spells. Winds will be from the South West. Temps of 8C to 13C

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

UK Forecast

On Tuesday becoming dry for most with some sunshine. Rain in Scotland which will linger in places. Wednesday sunshine and cloud dry for most of the UK but rain moving into North West Scotland later. Thursday fine and dry across the UK with sunshine.

UK Weather News

Extreme flooding in the Yorkshire dales overnight

The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for rain for North West England from 1500 today until 23:59 this evening.

The text for the above warning – the full warning and latest updates can be found via the Met Office website https://www.metoffice.gov.uk/weather/warnings-and-advice/uk-warnings#?date=2020-11-02&id=20eb1349-fbfb-4965-9e07-629ed80863c1&details

Global Weather News

Very sad damage reports coming from the Philippines after Typhoon Goni struck last week

In the Atlantic ETA has become the 12th Hurricane of the 2020 hurricane season

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