A weather forecast

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Transcript

Hello and good morning! Well, we're off to a good start in the south this week, as most of the rain from the weekend has disappeared – just a few patches of cloud and maybe some showers here on the east coast. They'll all clear up by lunchtime, though. Over the next day or so, London and the area around Kent can expect a couple of isolated showers, but mostly dry through until Thursday.

It's not such good news for the north-west this week, I'm afraid: more wet weather, and not a lot of sunshine. Some of today's showers will be heavy – and even thundery in Manchester and across the Pennines. Leeds will escape the thunderstorms, with drizzle and light rain only throughout the rest of the day and tonight.

Elsewhere it becomes dry today, but with some foggy patches towards Wales. In England, tomorrow morning will see a dry, bright start in most places, with high temperatures throughout the week. We might see one or two thunderstorms appearing as the week goes on, with temperatures everywhere at 29 to 30 degrees. 

By the weekend, unfortunately, the dry weather will make way for mostly cloudy skies and rain. The rain will move from Scotland, down towards the north and reach the south coast by Saturday afternoon. Temperatures, at least, will stay mostly warm at around 21 degrees for the weekend. It might feel like a nice change from the high twenties and early thirties we'll see in the week. That's all from me until tomorrow. Enjoy the mini-heatwave while you can!

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Average: 4 (2 votes)

Submitted by SANDRA YINNET on Sat, 02/05/2020 - 13:23

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I think that the forecast weather is very important for people, due to is possible to programm diffents activities with the family, for example, go to the pool or go to the cinema in a mall, in another cases is useful in the job, people that live in the forest can to know when is the better time for to grow.
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Submitted by rerre on Sat, 02/05/2020 - 01:13

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In my country I like the autumn when the days are dry, bright and warm but on holidays it's better the summer because it tends to have high temperatures and sunny days

Submitted by Anderson on Sat, 02/05/2020 - 01:13

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Hi people, I'm going share with all of you a little about my country, Brazil, the loved earth. I enjoy the weather a lot when spring has started. Here, in the south of Brazil, this season almost has no rain, and the days start cold with sunlight and during the rest of the day the temperature is between 15ºC and 25ºC. I love this weather. But, when the summer comes, it's very hot, which I don't like very well.

Submitted by Benjamin on Thu, 30/04/2020 - 04:38

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I like winter season.That's the best months for me although there is too cold or foggy in that time.

Submitted by teya10 on Thu, 23/04/2020 - 18:48

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the weather i like is rainy weather when it's cold because i like walking under the rain and i like also the smell of the earth when it's rain that's make me feel light

Submitted by isaml on Thu, 23/04/2020 - 17:19

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I like sunny weather like in Spain, because I can go to the beach and go out with my friends. However, I hate the cloudy and rainy days, because I have to stay at home all day.

Submitted by Olalla Parreño on Wed, 22/04/2020 - 10:04

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My opinion on this audio for me has been quite easy since in tasck 1 and 2 I have done them well and I have taken very little time to do them, for the next time I intend to make a more difficult one.

Submitted by Olalla Parreño on Wed, 22/04/2020 - 09:58

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My opinion on this audio for me has been quite easy since in task 1 and 2 I have done them well and I have taken very little time to do them, for the next time I intend to make a more difficult one.
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Submitted by JuanManuelLopezGil on Mon, 20/04/2020 - 21:59

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Spring with sun and drizzle sometimes. Like us Medellín, Colombia "The city of the eternal spring".
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Submitted by OlaIELTS on Thu, 16/04/2020 - 18:14

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The kind of weather I like best is wet weather.