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 Rafaela1 on Mon, 07/06/2021 - 13:21

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I like a cool and dry day with blue sky. :)

Submitted by Munirah Saad 20 on Mon, 07/06/2021 - 09:48

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I like rainy and cloudy weather.
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Submitted by bella1970 on Fri, 14/05/2021 - 20:09

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I don’t like rainy weather, but I love warm weather

Submitted by MikhailZatopliaev on Wed, 28/04/2021 - 22:53

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I like sunshine, but not heat weather. It is comfortable for me, though I like rain sometime, and fresh air after rain, it is amazing.

Submitted by Morrow on Tue, 20/04/2021 - 17:03

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It’s depend. When it’s sunday, i like rainy weather but on normal day i like cloudy or warm weather

Submitted by Suraj paliwal on Fri, 16/04/2021 - 03:07

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I like rainy season. I also like cold season but not very cold.in this time where I live is very hot season. I hate hot season. It's very difficult for me. Hot season make you a very lazy person and not to much work. So I like temperature between 10°-20° Celcius.
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Submitted by Rafaela1 on Mon, 29/03/2021 - 14:04

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I prefer fairly widespread dry and very warm day. ;)

Submitted by Frank Cuello on Mon, 29/03/2021 - 02:02

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I prefer when it's raining because I love the cold air and the sound of the little drops.