A weather forecast

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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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Submitted by IBRAHIM HAMID on Sun, 14/06/2020 - 08:56

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I like a winter season, because I feel that I'm in higher activity to achieve my goals and duties. In Sudan the summer season interfered with the autumn which takes most of the year months, the summer is very hot and the autumn very bad in Khartoum state and variation in beauty in other Sudan's state.

Submitted by Miho Watanabe on Sun, 07/06/2020 - 17:10

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I like sunny and breeze the best. Because I usually walk with a dog, but I can't do that in a rainy day. My dog and I are bored in a rainy day, so I like sunny. But I hate a sunny day of summer in Japan, because it's very hot and humid in Japan. So I like sunny day that is comfortable temperature and not humid the best.

Submitted by senes19 on Sat, 06/06/2020 - 18:40

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My favorite weather is of course warm ones. But i don't mean very high temperatures. I like the weather which some sunny, some rain but generally warm. You can stay outside as you wish, but you won't sweat or feel cold.

Submitted by mouna99 on Tue, 26/05/2020 - 14:10

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I like rainy days so much I prefer winter

Submitted by vaniafed on Sun, 17/05/2020 - 13:54

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I don't like it when whether doesn't change for a long time. I like looking out of the window, drinking hot coffee and dreaming about the better life, when it's raining. And if the weather is warm I go out walking with my friends, doing skateboarding and so on.
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Submitted by Rafaela1 on Sun, 10/05/2020 - 13:42

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A weather forecast says it's suddenly going to be hot like summer tomorrow. Okay, it's good to know that we can prepare for what we wear, but it's difficult to accustom myself to the heat quickly. =3
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Submitted by Simonida Vukobrat on Sun, 10/05/2020 - 02:11

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I like warm and hot weather with lot of sun and very high temperatures!

Submitted by Nasser8891 on Tue, 05/05/2020 - 03:26

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I really like rain seasons, it seems a romantic weather. I always hear that people in Europe do not like rain because they have it all the time? Is it true?

Submitted by Rayan Siddeg osman on Sat, 02/05/2020 - 15:07

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I like the raining weather because it is very nice and I can breathe frash air and it mix between the wet and cold in our country