Weather Watch 4th April 2021

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

On this Sunday afternoon we are seeing rain sleet and. snow showers moving south across the islands. Winds gusting 20 to 40 mph at times reaching 50 mph. Drier for now for Uist and Barra. Today’s high of 9.3C so far.

The next 3 days

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

Monday – Cold air streams down from the North across the UK. In the Western Isles we are going to see overnight spells of snow which will be heavy at times which could lead to some accumulations of snow. The rest of the day on Monday will see rain and squally wintry showers moving across the islands. Heavy at times with further snow sleet and hail. These could be thunder times. Some frost and ice at times in the sheltered spots. Some sunny spells in between. Winds of 20 to 40 mph gusting 50 mph. Temps of -3C to 5C. Feeling very cold in the wind chill down to -10C

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

Tuesday – The cold airflow continues. With snow showers overnight then rain sleet and snow showers during the course of Tuesday. Heavy and squally at times possibly thundery with hail mixed in at times. Feeling very cold in the wind chill. Some sunny spells. Winds will be from the North West around 20 to 40 mph gusting 50 mph.

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

Wednesday – The cold airflow finally eases. High pressure moves in and becomes milder as the day goes on. We are going to see an overcast day with spells of rain at times. Some sleet mixed in. The cloud dominates with some sunny spells. Winds will be from the West and South. West around 20 to 40 mph. Temps of 2C to 8C

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

UK Weather News

The cold weather has arrived in Shetland

Going to be a very cold one tomorrow

Global Weather News

The cold air has arrived across Iceland today

Flooding in Timor

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