21 Aug 2019 -

Chief Forecaster

National Weather Forecast

Issued from the Met Office
at 04:00 BST on Wednesday, 21st August 2019


Sunny spells and scattered showers. The showers will move across Wales, the Midlands and northern England, where some will be heavy. Occasionally heavy rain and strong winds will also move east across the north and northwest of the UK.

Wednesday Night

The rain will sink southwards, easing as it heads towards Wales and Lincolnshire by dawn. Staying windy in the northwest, with showers, and drier but chillier in the far south.


It will stay windy in the northwest, with outbreaks of rain. Central and eastern areas will be mostly cloudy, with the best of the sunshine in the far south.

Friday to Sunday

Sunny spells for many Friday, although staying windy and wet in the far northwest. Over the weekend it will be dry, sunny and warm across much of the UK.

Forecast Information

The national weather forecast from the Met Office covers today, tonight, tomorrow and the following three days. This provides an indication of the main weather types and trends across the UK during the short-range forecast period.

This data is provided under licence and updated daily, normally early morning.

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