0 Have your say Yorkshire's mini-heatwave looks set to continue for at least another day... but there are warnings of thunderstorms as we advance through the week. Marshal Phillip Sullivan tells of his dramatic near-miss with car on Leeds leg of Tour de YorkshireBritons heading back to work after the hottest early May Bank Holiday weekend on record will enjoy the sweltering temperatures for one more day before the mercury dips.The Bank Holiday sunshine - which saw England swelter in record-breaking highs of 28.7C (83.6F) - is expected to stick around for one more day before a front bringing cloud and rain pushes in from the West.Leeds hit 24C yesterday while York went two better at 26C but come Wednesday things are going to be much cooler at around 14C and there is likely to be a lot more cloud and a threat of showers.Record breaking support for Tour de Yorkshire evokes Grand Départ memories Thunderstorms are a threat on Tuesday evening. Met Office Forecaster Helen … [Read more...] about Yorkshire weather: How long will this heatwave last and what can we expect for the rest of the week?
Temperatures will fall dramatically from Bank Holiday peaks with low pressure pushing aside the weekend warmth in favour of more wet and windy weather. Coventry will experience temperature highs of 21C on Tuesday - a day after the hottest early May Bank Holiday ever was recorded. By midweek, the jet stream will have moved further south allowing cooler, more unsettled conditions to sweep across the country. The drop will start to be felt during Wednesday when the mercury will struggle to reach the low teens compared to the high 20s of Bank Holiday Monday. It will start to feel fresher and rain will spread eastwards from the Atlantic across Wales, the north-west, south-west England and the West Midlands. Conditions are expected to remain dry, sunny and very warm for a short time further south and east but it won’t be long before the unsettled conditions take charge across the whole of the country. By Wednesday it will be fresher everywhere with broken cloud and some sunshine, but … [Read more...] about Coventry set for just one more day of heat as bad weather looms
We experienced the hottest early May Bank Holiday on record yesterday - but, sadly, it looks like you should have taken advantage while you could. Unfortunately, Coventry will experience just one more day of heat, with bad weather looming, according to forecasters. The city will see temperature highs of 21C on Tuesday. But by midweek, the jet stream will have moved further south allowing cooler, more unsettled conditions to sweep across the country - including Cov and Warwickshire. The drop will start to be felt during Wednesday when the mercury will struggle to reach the low teens compared to the high 20s of Bank Holiday Monday. It will start to feel fresher and rain will spread eastwards from the Atlantic across Wales, the north-west, south-west England and the West Midlands. Conditions are expected to remain dry, sunny and very warm. By Wednesday it will be fresher everywhere with broken cloud and some sunshine, but further rain will reach western and northern areas during the … [Read more...] about This is when the hot weather will end in Coventry
0 Have your say After a scorching Bank Holiday weekend we've had a look at the long-term forecast for Yorkshire to see if we should keep out the shorts and shades. And the signs are looking good so far with the Met Office expecting temperatures to be 'generally above average' for the rest of May and into June.They are also predicting that the end of May or beginning of June could bring 'further very warm weather'.But it's won't all be ice creams and sunscreen as forecasters also expect the weather to be unsettled at times with the chance of heavy showers and thunderstorms.Read more: The detailed weather forecast for the rest of this week From Sunday, May 13, to Tuesday, May 22, the Met Office predicts a mixture of showers and thunderstorms before things turn drier and more settled. The forecast adds: "Despite this, there remains the possibility of some mixed weather with rain or showers, perhaps most frequent across the northwest and far southeast. Temperatures are likely to … [Read more...] about Risk of ‘further very warm weather’ for Yorkshire, according to Met Office
Sea temperatures around Devon and Cornwall are below average for may despite the record-breaking hot weather we haf over the Bank Holiday. Bank Holiday Monday brole all records for hot weather according to the met Office, but the Exeter-based weather services says sea temperatires remain below average for the time of year. So while it may have been glorious lying on the beach this weekend, a dip in the sea was bracing. Amd the Met Office says the Beast from the East is to blame. The weather system saw Devon and Cornwall grind to a halt just weeks ago with heavy snow blocking our roads and closing our schools. A spokesman for the Met Office said: "We saw record breaking Bank Holiday Weekend temperatures but did you notice how cold the sea was? "Sea temperatures are slightly below average for early May, thanks to colder weather we had earlier in the spring." The weather has turned colder again today and is set to be wet and windy through the weekn in Devon and Cornwall. A series of cold … [Read more...] about Beast from the East means our seas are cold despite hot weather