Weather Watch 11th March 2021

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

On this Thursday afternoon we are seeing rain and squally showers. These heavy at times with hail mixed in. Some of these are thundery. Winds gusting 40 to 50 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

Friday – Low pressure sits to the North of the UK and brisk airflow across the UK. Across the Western Isles. A day of sunshine and showers. Some of these heavy at times possibly squally. In between some decent and prolonged spells of sunshine. Variable amounts of cloud. Turning colder and drier later. Winds will be from the West and South west. winds of 20 to 40 mph gusting 50 mph. Temps of 1C to 8C

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

Saturday – Low pressure in the North Sea and a brisk airflow covers most of the Western Isles. A dry start to the day with plenty of cloud. A day of sunshine and showers for the afternoon and evening. These will be heavy at times. WInds lighter in the morning but increasing into the evening. Winds of 10 to 30 mph gusting 40 mph. Winds will be from the North West. Temps of 1C to 9C

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

Sunday – The low pressure systems finally move away. We are going to see a few scattered showers. A mixture of sunshine and cloud. Winds will be from the North West so feeling a little on the chilly side. Winds will ease under 20 mph after gusting 40 mph earlier in the day. Temps of 1C to 8C

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

UK Weather News

A Met Office yellow weather warning for snow and ice been issued for Thursday into Friday.

Full warning and latest updates can be found here https://www.metoffice.gov.uk/weather/warnings-and-advice/uk-warnings#?date=2021-03-11&id=0df9a960-a5e3-41d7-be02-280d5378d1e5

Here are the strong winds gusts from todays stormy weather across the UK

The stormy weather has caused disruption in Wales

Global Weather News

Cyclone Habana still looking very impressive.

A great photo from Manhattan

Severe flooding in California

Thank you for reading. Feedback is always welcome

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