BBC Weather: Kirkwood warns tropical Storm Alex to batter UK with thundery showers

BBC Weather: Sunny spells and scattered showers across UK

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BBC Weather forecaster Carol Kirkwood has predicted temperatures 21C-22C in the South and 11C-19C in the North. Ms Kirkwood also forecast patchy showers in parts and low clouds. Low Pressure is predicted in the East of the country, which will produce more rain. Foggier conditions in the south of England.

Ms Kirkwood said: “For England and Wales today it’s actually going to be warmer than it was yesterday.

“But also across parts of Wales, central and Southern England, some patchy fog to watch out for at the moment but that should lift quite readily.

“And then today, sunny spells just the chance of a shower or two.

“Now what’s happening is low pressure is drifting away towards the East, we’ve got a front in the South, that’s producing some rain.

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Ms Kirkwood added: “But let me take your eyes all the way to the Atlantic where we’ve got a deep area of low pressure.

“This is tropical storm Alex and later in the week, it’s going to pass by the North West of our country.

“And it will introduce some light rain, and the wind will pick up as well.

“Today a few showers dotted along the North Sea Coastline, some showers moving along the South Coast.

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Ms Kirkwood said: “They’ll tend to fade, there will be a lot of dry weather, some sunny spells developing and some showers. anywhere through the course of the afternoon

“But they will be fairly scattered, this afternoon too, there will be thicker cloud coming in across the South West, and some rain getting into Cornwall.

“Before the end of the afternoon, temperatures 21C-22C in the South, we’re looking at 11C-19C in the North.

“Now as we head on through this evening and overnight, that band of cloud and rain, continues to advance Northwards and Eastwards.

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Ms Kirkwood added: “There will be low cloud coming in across Eastern and Southern parts of Scotland.

“And behind this band of rain it’s going to be breezy in the South, there will be some clear skies and showers.

“These are our overnight lows 8C to about 14C, now as we head through tomorrow, our rain moves out of England, Wales, and Northern Ireland and into Scotland.

“We still have some of that low cloud along the shoreline.” 

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