UK weather forecast: Weekend washout as heavy showers strike

THE MET OFFICE have forecasted a cloudy Friday for the majority of UK with heavy outbreaks of rain across the country.

PUBLISHED: 09:05, Fri, Jul 12, 2019 | UPDATED: 09:05, Fri, Jul 12, 2019

Met Office meteorologist Mark Wilson explained that temperatures would remain in the 20s for large parts of the country despite heavy showers for some. He explained that Scotland would see the wettest weather on Friday and Saturday but noted that this could extend to parts of England along the east coast. He began: “We saw some heavy thundery showers across parts of the UK on Thursday and it is a similar picture on Friday.

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“Yes, there will be some sunshine but the is likely to spark off some heavy showers across more eastern areas.

“There will be a lot of cloud across Scotland, some further damp and drizzly weather for much of northern and eastern Scotland.

“It will be damp too for parts of Northern Ireland with a lot of clouds extending across western parts of Wales and southwest England too.

“Across more central and eastern parts of England and Wales, it is generally dry with some early sunshine to enjoy.

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Met Office 1Scotland will see the wetest weather over the weekend but the rain will move south over the weekend (Image: Met Office)

Met Office 2Scotland and north east England could also see some thundery showers Friday (Image: Met Office)

“Those sunny spells ill continue for much of today but as we head through the latter part of the morning into the start of the afternoon that sunshine ill start to spark

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