UK weather forecast: Met Office shares update on thunderstorms ahead of Jubilee parties

UK climate forecast: Met Workplace shares replace on thunderstorms forward of Jubilee events

The Met Workplace has issued a yellow warning for thunderstorms on Saturday morning and there are dangers of heavy rain and extra storms all through the day to place Jubilee celebrations in danger

Video Loading

Video Unavailable

UK climate: Met Workplace warns of thunderstorms over weekend

Brits celebrating Jubilee events in the present day might want to dodge the heavy showers and thunderstorms in the present day particularly within the south of the UK.

A second spherical of thunderstorms is anticipated to overlook concert-goers on the BBC’s Platinum Occasion on the Palace on Saturday night time.

However there’s a thunderstorm warning in place by the Met Workplace operating from midnight till 10am on Saturday morning for the south of England and there will probably be a relentless threat of showers and thunder all through the day.

After the forecast of thunder and downpours via Saturday morning, southern England is anticipated to see some “respite” earlier than a return to “extreme” climate, in response to the Met Workplace.

Presently forecasters are predicting a second bout of storms will arrive after the Jubilee occasion exterior Buckingham Palace, the place 22,000 persons are anticipated to take care of see performances from the likes of Craig David, Alicia Keys, and Sir Rod Stewart.

There’s a hazard of thunderstorms all through the day in the present day


Julian Hamilton/Every day Mirror)

The yellow climate warning in place for a lot of southern England till 10am, states there’s a threat of flooding, harm to buildings, lightning strikes, hail or sturdy winds, in addition to a small probability of journey delays and cancellations to coach and bus providers.

Met Workplace meteorologist Steven Keates mentioned: “It will likely be late night so I believe for occasions in London I would not need to utterly low cost a bathe for, say, the Occasion on the Palace. I believe in the mean time it appears to be like like a largely dry image and fairly nice circumstances.”

He added that those that remained out within the capital after the present confronted an “rising threat” of being caught in rain.

It comes after Friday introduced sudden, heavy downpours to Wales, with the seaside city of Criccieth receiving 92mm of rain in simply six hours.

A Met Workplace climate warning is in place till 10am in the present day


Met Workplace)

Properties and companies had been left broken and a few roads impassable whereas many had been celebrating the Platinum Jubilee.

Mr Keates mentioned the general image for the UK confirmed “large contrasts” as Scotland recorded its warmest day of the yr on Friday at 21.6C.

The mercury is anticipated to proceed rising north of the border to a excessive of 23C within the West Highlands on Saturday, accompanied by “plenty of sunshine”.

The nice climate is about to proceed in Scotland with extra solar and dry circumstances on Sunday.

Nevertheless, Sunday will stay moist throughout southern and central England and Wales, edging north because the day goes on, bringing some larger temperatures and solar again to southern England in a while.

There’s a risk that the BBC’s Platinum Occasion on the Palace on Saturday night time will miss the thunderstorms


Colin Lane/Liverpool Echo)

Saturday is anticipated to convey heat temperatures of round 19C and sunshine for Northern Eire, with a little bit of cloud in direction of the south.

Cloud will arrive in southern elements of Northern Eire on Sunday, probably carrying a threat of rain .

Mr Keates mentioned: “There is a form of north/south cut up in our climate over the weekend with southern areas bearing the brunt of a few rounds of heavy rain showers and thunderstorms and areas additional north seeing wonderful, dry and a few heat and sunny climate as properly.

“So fairly large contrasts throughout the UK however for a few of us the climate might trigger a couple of issues over the subsequent couple of days and, on the very least, be inconvenient given there’s a lot of out of doors plans and festivities I count on on many individuals’s minds.”

UK forecast for the subsequent 5 days

At present:

Relatively cloudy within the south with showers and threat of thundery downpours though some heat vivid spells creating at occasions. Dry elsewhere however cloudy and funky close to some North Sea coasts, while sunny and heat in central and western Scotland.


Dry, wonderful and chilly throughout a lot of Scotland and Northern Eire. Elsewhere variable cloud with showers and a unbroken probability of thundery downpours in central and southern elements. Gentle right here.


Principally cloudy within the south with showers and threat of thundery downpours though some vivid spells at occasions. Dry elsewhere with sunny spells and heat in central and western Scotland.

Outlook for Monday to Wednesday:

Scotland and Northern Eire primarily wonderful and sometimes sunny, although cloudier within the northeast. Extra changeable elsewhere, with spells of rain or showers, heavy at occasions, but in addition drier intervals.

Learn Extra

Learn Extra