UK weather forecast: Britain braces for drenching as thundery downpours strike

UK weather forecastUK weather forecast: Parts of Britain are braced for heavy thundery showers (Image: GETTY/WXCHARTS)

North-east Scotland will see the heaviest rain, but powerful showers could strike across the east of Britain all the way to Kent. However western parts of England and Wales will be much dryer with some sunshine. Rain should also be expected in eastern areas on Saturday, but should dissipate on Sunday.

Related articles
BBC Weather: Europe set for more thunderstorms as Arctic air sweeps in
UK weather forecast: ‘Hot air plume’ to blast Britain with 28C heat

Met office meteorologist Mark Wilson said: “We saw some really heavy thundery showers across parts of the UK on Thursday and it’s a similar picture on Friday.

“There will be some sunshine but that’s likely to spark off some further heavy showers across more eastern areas.”

Light rain should be expected across the north and east of Scotland and Northern Ireland first thing in the morning.

Much of Wales and southwest England will be cloudy but initially dry.

READ MORE: BBC Weather - Europe set for more thunderstorms as Arctic air

read more.....

Get the latest news delivered to your inbox

Follow us on social media networks

PREV Splendour in the Grass 2019 mogaznewsen
NEXT Chance The Rapper pulls out of Splendour in the Grass mogaznewsen