Weather Watch 8th December 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 light rain and drizzle with some heavier showers. The cloud is dominating. Drier for the Uists and Barra. Todays high of 7.7C so far. 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

Western Isles forecast – (UK forecast to follow)

Wednesday – Wea are going to see a brief ride of high pressure system moving across the Western Isles. Weather fronts will move in later. Winds of 10 to 30 mph strongest for the Uists and Barra. Mainly overcast with some sunny spells. Some light rain and drizzle but for most it will be dry. Some early morning mist and fog. Winds will be from variable directions. Temps of 4C to 8C

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

Thursday – A slack weather pattern across the UK with weather fronts bringing us some spells of rain. These spells of rain will be heavy at times with some scattered showers. Winds gusting 30 to 40 mph possibly reaching 50 mph for the Uists and Barra. Temps rising but feeling cold in the wind chill. Winds will be from the South East and temps of 5C to 10C

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

Friday – Low pressure sits across the UK 975 mb. There will be spells of light rain and drizzle. Winds gusting 20 to 40 mph. The cloud will dominate. Winds will be from the South East. Temps of 5C to 9C

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

UK forecast

Wednesday for most it will be fine and dry with some coastal showers. Rain will arrive later in the West and South West and slows down. Thursday rain spread across the entire Western Isles. Heavy in places with brisk winds. Friday further spells of rain and drizzle across most of the UK with some sunny spells.

UK Weather News

A Met Office yellow weather warning for fog has been issued for parts of South East England the warning comes into force at 1600 today and expires at 0200 on Wednesday morning.

The very latest updates can be found here https://www.metoffice.gov.uk/weather/warnings-and-advice/uk-warnings#?date=2020-12-08&id=d742c8d3-5060-445f-ace4-537ae05e61bf&details

Heavy rainfall in Nairn has caused flooding.

Global Weather News

A tornado in the Adriatic Sea

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