Issued by the Met Office on 2017-06-27 at 04:00:00
Largely cloudy with showers or longer spells of rain.
Bright or sunny intervals and a chance of isolated heavy showers until mid afternoon, when the showers will become more widespread. Later the showers are likely to merge into longer spells of often heavy rain, with a chance of thunder. Maximum Temperature 18C.
Generally wet, with areas of often heavy rain across the region, and the chance of a rumble of thunder. Some limited drier intervals may occur. Minimum Temperature 12C.
Heavy rain gradually moves away northwards. Largely cloudy but drier conditions will follow, then as some sunny intervals start to break through so isolated heavy showers may develop. Maximum Temperature 18C.
Thursday bright or sunny intervals and perhaps isolated heavy showers. Friday rain clearing south then sunny spells and feeling cool. Saturday fine and dry, then chance of rain later.
We will see changeable weather over the weekend, with cloud and outbreaks of rain, along with heavy showers in the north. There will be some sunshine too, but it will be rather breezy. The following week will stay changeable with showers or longer spells of rain. There will also be some drier and brighter spells, which will be most likely in the south and east. In the northwest, showers are likely to be heavier, perhaps bringing a risk of thunder at times. It will sometimes be windy, especially in the north and west where there will be a risk of local gales at times. Temperatures are expected to stay near the seasonal average throughout, occasionally warm in the east, but locally rather cool in the west.
The changeable weather is likely to continue in the north at first, bringing further showers or longer spells of rain with only brief bright or sunny spells in between. However, drier and warmer spells are likely to become more prevalent in the south and these may spread further north as we head into the second half of the month. These would bring more in the way of sunshine and higher temperatures, and there could be some very warm spells. However, an increase in temperatures would pose the threat of some thundery showers.
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