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UK Forecast: Mostly dry - Showers north, Sep 16 - 15:49

Tuesday High pressure remains on Tuesday, probably centred over Ireland. This brings plenty of dry weather with sunny spells. Any early mist or fog patches should burn off quickly. Showers in northern and western Scotland later but staying dry for most. High temperatures at 20C in southern England, 10 to 12C in northern Scotland, 14 to 17C for most.

Tuesday Night A dry night for most with clear skies over much of England, Ireland, Wales and Northern Ireland. Cloudier over Scotland with outbreaks of rain for northern parts of the country. A few mist and fog patches may develop in the far southwest. Overnight lows at 5 to 10C.

Wednesday High pressure remains centred over the British Isles on Wednesday. This brings a fair day again for central and southern areas. More cloud in the north with a few showers and outbreaks of rain for northern parts of Scotland and the Northern Isles. High temperatures widely reaching 14 to 19C.

Thursday Pressure stays high on Thursday. This brings more dry weather and plenty of sunshine, especially in the south. Cloudier to the north and east with a slight chance of showers over northeast Scotland and the Northern Isles. High temperatures at 16 to 22C.

Morning Call: Chilly start - Mostly dry & bright, Sep 17 - 05:45

After a chilly start, any early mist or fog patches will burn off to leave a mostly dry and bright day for the UK and Ireland. Some showers affecting the far north of Scotland later. Good morning, It's a chilly start to the day for many this morning but dry with plenty of sunshine for southern and eastern areas. Any early morning mist or fog patches in the southwest should quickly burn off.

Continuing dry through this afternoon with the best of the sunshine always to the east and south. Cloudier to the north and west as a front lies close by. High temperatures reaching just 10 to 12C across northern Scotland, 19 or 20C in the south of England. More widely we should see highs reaching 14 to 17C.

A front brings light outbreaks of rain into the far northwest of Scotland through this evening along with increasing amounts of cloud over the north of the UK. Dry elsewhere with the best of the evening sunshine over Ireland, Wales and central and southern parts of England. Have a great day! Claire

Week ahead: Warm and dry for most - Sunny spells, Sep 16 - 09:58

Plenty of dry weather ahead this week with sunny spells; feeling warm Pressure is going to be high over the UK and Ireland in the coming week. This brings warm conditions to many although there will be some cloud around on many days. Generally, most cloud is to the north and west although as the winds change direction cloud will be drifting onto other coasts. Models are hinting at a change to more unsettled conditions through next weekend.

For the weather for the next few days click here Thursday 19/09/19 Pressure stays high on Thursday. This brings more dry weather and plenty of sunshine, especially in the south. Cloudier to the north and east with a slight chance of showers over northeast Scotland and the Northern Isles. High temperatures at 16 to 22C.

Friday 20/09/19 High pressure to the east on Friday brings another mostly dry day. Broken cloud and lots of sunny spells, although the threat of some lower cloud along coasts. Becoming breezy over northwestern areas with cloud building over Ireland later. Highs at 17 to 21C.

Saturday 21/09/19 The area of high pressure continues to slip east on Saturday. A front brings increasing cloud from the west and outbreaks of showery rain for Ireland and the far southwest of the UK. Staying dry for most with good sunny spells to the east. Highs at 16 to 22C.

Sunday 22/09/19 A cloudy day with showers and outbreaks of rain for many as low pressure moves in from the west. Rain heaviest and most frequent in the west. Breezy too with the best of the sunshine to the northeast. High temperatures at 17 to 23C.

Monday 23/09/19 A mixture of sunshine and showers for the UK on Monday. A further area of low pressure may arrive from the west bringing high winds and outbreaks of rain later. Drier and brighter to the east. Highs at 13 to 23C. Tuesday 24/09/19 Another mixed day with cloudy skies, sunny spells, showers and outbreaks of rain. Drier to the north and east. High temperatures at 15 to 19C.

Seasonal outlook: Mixed start to autumn - Rain late September, Jul 26 - 15:03

*September* Fair start. Warm for most, especially in the south. Changing from mid month. A cooler, more unsettled second half of the month. Most rai north and west. *October* Unsettled start. Wind and rain, possibly stormy. Better later in month. Higher pressure building, sunny spells but overnight frosts. Simon Keeling

Europe forecast: Cooler north and east - Thunderstorms for Italy, Sep 17 - 05:43

Cooler, mixed conditions for northern and eastern parts of Europe Tuesday A mix of sunny spells and broken cloud across Spain and Portugal with widespread thunderstorms developing over Spain later. Cloudy but dry for the Balearic Islands. Dry and bright for Corsica, Sardinia, Italy, much of the Balkans, Greece and Turkey. A few thunderstorms possible over northern parts of the Balkans and over eastern Turkey. A broken band of scattered showers affects southern France, Switzerland and Austria on Tuesday. Brighter, cooler conditions follow to the north. Scattered showers for northern Germany and much of Poland. Dry and bright for southern Germany, the Czech Republic and Slovakia after any early showers clear south. Breezy and bright with scattered showers for much of Denmark, Norway and Sweden. Showers easing through the day. Cloudier for Finland and the Baltic States with scattered showers affecting Finland. More persistent outbreaks of rain for the Baltic States. Breezy here too.

Wednesday Further scattered thunderstorms for northern parts of Spain and Portugal on Wednesday. A mixture of cloudy skies and sunny spells to the south. Thundery showers also affecting northern Italy, Corsica, northern Sardinia and northern parts of the Balkans. Dry and sunny for southern Italy, Greece and Turkey. Mostly dry and bright for France, Switzerland and Austria though some showers may affect the far south. Dry and bright too for much of Germany, the Czech Republic and Slovakia. Cloud builds over northern Germany and much of Poland bringing showers through the afternoon. These may be locally heavy over central Poland. A breezy day for Denmark with sunny spells and showers for eastern areas. A bright and breezy day too for much of Sweden and Norway with scattered showers. Some more persistent rain or sleet for western coastal parts of Norway. Cloudy for Finland with just the odd isolated shower. Cloudy too for the Baltic States with more frequent showers and outbreaks of rain.

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