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A “two-half week” as meteorologists predict showers followed by a high of 21 ° C UK News

Britain could benefit from warmer weather by the end of the week after a weekend of high winds and torrential rains, with potential highs of 21C.

After a washout weekend, forecasters say the UK could be set at a “two-half week” with showers and precipitation continuing over the next few days, the Mirror reports.

After the first torment of fall on Saturday, another Atlantic storm is expected to bring more gales and wet weather.

Tuesday is expected to be the worst day of the week, with temperatures peaking at 14C and heavy storms and showers with even localized flooding in parts.

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Hurricane Sam, circling near Iceland, will then suck warm subtropical air northward.

The temperature is expected to start to climb on Wednesday, with the potential to reach 21C in some places on Thursday and Friday.

Dry and sunny spells are expected with widespread highs of 18C across the UK for the rest of the week and the weekend.

The warmer, drier weather will be a welcome break after a weekend of showers and heavy storms as the country was rocked by storms on Saturday.

Tom Morgan, meteorologist at the Met Office, said: “It’s been almost a two-half week, the week starts a lot like the weekend.

“It’s quite unstable and changeable, there will be heavy showers on Monday, but it won’t be as cool as in many places this weekend.

“Everything is downhill again on Tuesday, as a fairly deep Atlantic area of ​​low pressure is coming in from the southwest, so while we don’t have any weather warnings in effect for Tuesday yet, this is probably the busiest day. likely this week we will see severe weather.

He continued: “We will see stubborn areas of low cloud, haze and fog, which will last all morning, but most places will experience dry weather with occasional sunshine, and temperatures will start to rise. . “

Northeast weather forecast

On Monday:

There will be widespread showers throughout the day, more frequent in the west. Showers can be heavy at times, possibly accompanied by hail and a low risk of a thunderstorm. There is wind in the afternoon and a feeling of freshness. The maximum temperature will be 14 ° C.

Monday evening:

During the evening, the showers will subside to leave a brief period of drought before prolonged heavy rains arrive in the early hours of the morning. Costs. The maximum temperature will be 5 ° C.


Overcast with prolonged episodes of rain extending much of the day, possibly drier and brighter to the southeast from late afternoon. The rain will dissipate and the winds will subside overnight. The maximum temperature will be 11 ° C.

Outlook from Wednesday to Friday:

Low cloud with light rain along the coast Wednesday, dry and bright later. From Thursday, mostly cloudy but dry with sunny spells south. Fog patches on Friday morning.

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