Good evening 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 evening we are seeing rain and heavy showers moving across the Western Isles. Some of these are wintry in places. Winds gusting 30 to 50 mph. Todays high so far of 8.4C
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 – low pressure dominates the weather on Sunday. 951 mb to our North West. We are going to see some sleet and snow showers moving in overnight. We could see some frost and ice and there is a chance of a covering of snow in places. We are going to see a wet day on Sunday with further rounds of rain and at times squally showers. Some of these wintry at times. Winds will be from the West and North West by the evening come in from the North East. Temps of -1C to 6C
Monday – Low pressure dominates once again. We are going to see mainly overcast conditions with some sunny spells. A few scattered showers. Winds of 20 to 40 mph but gsuting to 50 mph on the West Coast. Winds will be from the North and North East. Temos of 4C to 7C
Tuesday – Little change in the weather across the UK as low pressure sits over Europe. Spells of rain and sunshine. These showers will be wintry at times. A slack pattern across the UK. Winds will be from the North. Winds of 10 to 30 mph. Temps of 2C to 8C
UK Weather News
I wrote a blog earlier today about Storm Bella you can find this here https://westernislesweather.com/2020/12/26/storm-bella-boxing-day-update/
The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for snow and ice for parts of Scotland, Northern Ireland and England. The warning comes into force at 0300 till 15:00 Sunday.
Flooding in Bedfordshire has resulted in people being evacuated
Global Weather News
A stunning lightning strike from Malta
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