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UK Weather: Rain and wind will hit most of Britain on the first Friday of loosened restrictions in England | UK News

Wet and windy weather is expected to hit the UK on the first weekend, when people can gather in large groups outside in England.

Outdoor picnics with friends and family might be out of place as a yellow wind warning is in place for the southwest corner of England from 3pm on Friday.

Strong gusts to 60 mph are expected on the coast along with the potential for travel disruption.

Met Office meteorologist Aidan McGivern said the outlook across the UK would be a “rainy situation” on Friday and Saturday, with drier weather on the horizon on Sunday.

He said Friday would be rainy and windy for all parts of the country.

“It will be a wet and windy start for many on Friday morning,” he said.

“The heaviest rains will occur in the north-west of England, parts of Wales, then more and more in the south-west, the Midlands and rain reaching the south-east from here late afternoon as a downpour situation develops.

“The east of Scotland, as well as the north-east of England, remains dull and humid for much of the day – and with the north-easterly wind it’s going to feel rough.”

It should also be cooler, with daytime temperatures expected to be low for the time of year, with the mercury expected to rise to around 14 ° C (57.2 ° F) in London and 12 ° C (53.6 ° F). F) in Edinburgh, Cardiff and Belfast.

Meanwhile, nighttime temperatures are expected to be around the mid-range.

In Wales, forecasters have predicted up to 100mm of precipitation over higher ground.

And much of Scotland will endure a blustery night with snow on the mountains expected to follow on Saturday, with more wind and rain to follow.

Sunday should be a little more promising, with showers again expected on …

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This notice was published: 2021-05-21 10:26:00