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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Submitted by cittàutopica on Fri, 22/01/2021 - 19:29

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I live in a country with a Mediterranean climate and I like much it.
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Submitted by Rafaela1 on Mon, 18/01/2021 - 13:26

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I like the weather whose temperatures, at least, will stay mostly warm at around 21 degrees. ;)

Submitted by lavande1983 on Sun, 17/01/2021 - 18:42

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I live in France, there are 4 different seasons but I love summer. The time of Sunset in summer is 22 or 23h so we can enjoy a long day and we don't need electric lamp in the evening. The day of summer is very bright, sunny. Although in some tropical countries, sunshine with high UV index can harm for skin but sunshine make us happier beaucause sunshine stimulate our body to produce somme happiness hormon like serotonin, endorphin. So we feel better in summer., especially in cold coutries. In winter, it's very cold, cloudy. Drizzles or showers in winter and lack of sunshine make people depressed. We like travelling in a hot coutry in our winter. It's my opinion as i live in cold country, but people live in hot coutries like india or Philipines they coud dream about snow or cold weather
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Submitted by El Cuy Mágico on Wed, 13/01/2021 - 20:43

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I like all weathers but I really enjoy both summer and winter. I love going to the beach to swim and eat sea food in summer. But I also like hear the rain as I’m reading a book or watching a movie in winter.

Submitted by marlio96 on Mon, 11/01/2021 - 21:54

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I like rainy weather due to when it's raining the temperature low and I can enjoy better the day.

Submitted by Suraj paliwal on Fri, 08/01/2021 - 05:06

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I like winter season. I enjoy in winter most. I love sleeping. In winter season there is more time to sleep This is good for me. I don't like summer or rainy season. There is lot of problems faced by me. One of those, in summer season too much hot and I don't like heatwave.

Submitted by Elham Barakat on Sat, 02/01/2021 - 15:36

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My lovely season is Spring and summer. It's like they are bright, sunny, shiny and colourful seasons. Sometimes I hate if there is any heat wave. But as general I love summertime. I hate winter because of the rain shower, muddy land and being at home most of the time. Summer is equal to joy.

Submitted by Thinn Thiri Myo on Wed, 30/12/2020 - 06:36

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l like winter.Sometimes I like light rain,it's time feeling well.