A weather forecast

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 mohamed atef 115 on Sat, 28/10/2023 - 12:06

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I prefer winter, As I like feeling warm and get much time to sleep well.

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Submitted by Karinice83 on Tue, 24/10/2023 - 03:40

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I like warm weather with sunshine.

Submitted by pikanov on Fri, 20/10/2023 - 07:57

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Both I love. Rain gives us cold air, and its voice makes us deep sleep. When in hot air, we can go everywhere easily.

Submitted by Safe_Mode on Wed, 11/10/2023 - 20:01

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I like dry hot weather best. Different precipitations interfere with most of the leisure activities

Submitted by zizo2006 on Tue, 10/10/2023 - 14:44

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I live in the Middle East and I am really suffering from the hot weather. you can't go outside because if you take a step from the house that definitely should be already with not at least 5 air conditioners, you will sweating like if you take a shower. you will feel lonely and depressed. instead of Europe countries the summer is very normal. and if wait for a year to get a wether like them unfortunately you not find it . and also the winter is too cold and mostly colder in the highest cities on The surface of the sea. yeah in the end there no nothing good in the Middle East The weather is either hot in summer or cold in winter and autumn and spring are similar to the summer weather. By the way, has anyone seen anime called Jojo there is a stand called Weather Report :)

Submitted by ALNABHAN on Mon, 09/10/2023 - 14:18

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I like the weather to be a little cold with light rain showers.

Submitted by Nada99qa on Tue, 19/09/2023 - 22:09

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As a middle eastern person I througly enjoy cold weather as a change of pace, cause most of the middle eastern countries are hot over the year.

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Submitted by imlix08 on Wed, 13/09/2023 - 04:48

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I like the warm weather because I can go outside any time and make my day productive by seeing the sunshine.

Submitted by IYusufI on Mon, 11/09/2023 - 17:56

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I like warm weather, where its around 20c to 25c max with light winds