Weather Watch 20th October 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 and events from the UK and around the Globe.

On this Wednesday afternoon, we are seeing the band of rain and the cold front sinking southwards and much cooler air moving across the islands. Winds of 20 to 40 mph and todays high of 12.7C at midnight.

We are now going to take a look at the next few days weather for the Western Isles. 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 – Strong cold airflow across the UK as the cold front clears away. For us in the Western isles we are going to see rain and squally showers these will be heavy at times. Some sunny spells in the breaks in the cloud. Winds of 20 to 40 mph from the North and North West. Temps of 5C to 11C but feeling colder in the wind chill.

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

Friday – A ridge of high pressure builds across the UK. For us in the Western Isles winds will ease. We will see a day of sunshine and cloud with a few scattered showers. Winds of 10 to 30 mph from the North and North West shifting South and South West later. Temps of 6C to 12C

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

Saturday – The ridge of high pressure moves away with weather fronts moving in from the West. For us in the Western Isles we are going to see spells of rain heavy at times. Winds of 20 to 40 mph gusting 50 mph. Winds will be from the West and South West. Temps of 8C to 13C becoming milder again.

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

UK Weather news

Tornado in Widnes

big temperature contrast today

Global Weather News

The Australian hailstones is record breaking

flooding in India

more flash floods

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