Weather Watch 5th May 2021

Welcome to Wednesday’s Weather Watch taking a look at the weather for the next 3 days in depth for the Western Isles as well as covering the latest weather news from the UK and around the Globe.

On this Wednesday evening we are seeing rain sleet and snow showers moving across the islands. Winds under 20 mph and todays high of 7.6C

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

Thursday – Low pressure sits out in the North Sea. We are going to see a day of sunshine and showers once again. These will be wintry at times with hail sleet and snow. Winds will be coming from the North 10 to 30 mph.

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

Friday – The next area of low pressure builds out in the Atlantic. We are going to see winds finally easing across the islands under 20 mph. But we are going to still see a cold day. A mixture of sunshine and cloud with a few scattered showers. Winds will be from the North and North West under 20 mph and temps of 2C to 9C

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

Saturday – The aforementioned low pressure system moves across the UK will bring rain and strong winds and spells of heavy rain. A lot of uncertainty as yet but a dry start with rain moving in later heavy at times with blustery winds sweeping across the UK. It will depend on the exact location of the low pressure system. I will keep you updated.

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

UK Weather News

We have seen sleet snow and hail across the UK today along with thunderstorms

and a in depth look at the cold weather from the Capital Weather Gang

Magnificent Mammatus clouds.

A waterspout on Belfast Lough

Global Weather News

Severe flooding in Yemen

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