Weather Watch 10th November 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 overcast conditions with some light rain. Heavier rain out West in the Atlantic. Today’s high of 12.6C and winds gusting 20 to 40 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

A flood alert has been issued for the Western Isles by the Scottish Environment Protection Agency.

More information here https://floodline.sepa.org.uk/floodupdates/info/group-id/4964/

Western Isles forecast – (UK forecast to follow)

Wednesday – An area of low pressure will bring strong winds and rain during the day on Wednesday. Heavy and persistent overnight rain which will last during the morning on Wednesday and turning showery thereafter. Some sunny spells but the cloud will dominate. Winds of 20 to 40 mph. Gusting 50 possibly 60 mph for the Uists and Barra during the afternoon. Winds will be from the South and South East shifting South West later. Temps of 5C to 12C

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

Thursday – The next area of low pressure system moves in. A dry cold start with the cloud dominating. Rain will move in later and this rain will be heavy and persistent again. winds of 20 to 40 mph gusting 50 mph later. Winds will be from the South and South West. Temps of 5C to 11C

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

Friday – Low pressure stays in charge our weather. We are going to see a day of sunshine and showers. The low pressure sits to our North West 968 mb. We are going to see winds gusting 40 to 50 mph. For the Uists and Barra gusting 60 to 65 mph. Winds will be from the South West and temps of 5C to 11C

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

UK Weather forecast

Wednesday heavy rain will move across the UK. Strong winds and strongest in the North West of Scotland. High pressure briefly builds behind. Thursday mostly fine and dry but rain heavy moving into the North West of Scotland and Northern Ireland. Friday most places fine and dry but gales inn the North West of Scotland rain for the West.

Met Office rainfall warning has been issued for parts of Scotland on Wednesday

We wrote a blog about it which can be found here https://westernislesweather.com/2020/11/10/met-office-rainfall-warning-for-parts-of-scotland-including-skye-10th-november/

A stunning photo from Edinburgh

UK weather News

Global Weather News

There has been some severe flooding on the Greek island of Crete

in the Atlantic subtropical storm Theta has formed and could bring wet and windy weather to Madeira later in the week

With Theta forming this is the most named storms in a single season on record with 29 beating 28 in 2005

Meanwhile Eta is still meandering around in the Gulf of Mexico

In the Western Pacific we have two tropical systems tropical storm Etau heading towards Vietnam and Tropical storm heading towards the Philippines.

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