Weather Watch 10th March 2021

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

On this Wednesday afternoon we are seeing rain and squally showers moving across the Western Isles. These heavy in places. Some sunshine but plenty of cloud. Winds of 20 to 40 mph and today’s high of 7.4C so far.

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

Thursday – A rinse and repeat kind of day with low pressure dominating. Low pressure to the north of the UK 958 mb. Brisk air flow. We are going to see rain and squally showers across the Western Isles. These will be heavy at times. A mixture of sunshine and cloud in between. Some squally showers. Winds of 20 to 40 mph gusting 50 to 60 mph. Winds will be from the West and North West. Temps of 3C to 9C

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

Friday – Low pressure still sits to our far North. A brisk airflow persists across the UK with a developing weather system to the West. Another day of sunshine and showers with brisk winds. Some of the showers heavy at times. But both the showers and the winds easing into the evening. Winds of 20 to 40 mph gusting 50 mph. Winds will be from the West. Temps of 1C to 7C turning colder in the evening.

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

Saturday – Low pressure and weather systems dominate the weather across the UK. Winds shift to come from the North West across the Western Isles. We are going to see a day of sunshine and scattered showers. Lighter winds under 25 mph. Some decent and prolonged spells of sunshine with variable amounts of cloud. Winds will be from the West and North West. Temps of 1C to 8C

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

UK Weather News

Strong winds caused power cuts last night across Skye and Uist and Barra. From the BBC

More here https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-highlands-islands-56346111

It’s been a wet start to the day across the UK

Global Weather News

State of emergency in Hawaii due to heavy rain and a dam breach.

Record breaking cold in Finland for March overnight

Cyclone Habana remains strong in the South Indian Ocean

Thank you for reading. Feedback is always welcome.

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