Weather Watch 24th April 2021

Good afternoon 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 afternoon we are seeing some decent and prolonged sunshine. A few clouds. Winds under 10 mph. Todays high of 13.3C

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

Sunday – High pressure dominates the weather across the UK. A weather front sits across the Eastern parts of the UK. We are going to see a day of sunshine and cloud. Some light winds and the cloud will thicken in as the day goes on. It should stay dry but the odd shower cannot be ruled out. Winds under 10 mph. Winds will be from varibale directions and temps of 4C to 16C

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

Monday – Low pressure slides down from the North across the UK. This will bring some overnight heavy rain to the Western Isles. Then behind it we are going to see sunshine and showers for the rest of the day across the Western Isles. It will become drier into the evening. A day of sunshine and cloud. Winds will be from the North West around 10 to 30 mph. Temps of 5C to 11C

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

Tuesday – Low pressure system sits across the South East of the UK. A brisk airflow persists across the UK. A dya of sunshine and cloud. Some decent spells of sunshine. But cloud building for a time with a few scattered showers. Winds of 20 to 40 mph from the North West. Temps of 4C to 10C

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

UK Weather News

This is a great graphic that highlights how slow this years thunderstorm events have been so far

Been some very low levels of humidity across portions of the UK yesterday

Some more late season Aurora last night

Global Weather News

In the tropics Jobo fell apart overnight

A tornado in Slovakia

Some large hail in the USA last night

Thank you for reading feedback always welcome.

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