BBC Breakfast’s Carol Kirkwood said temperatures can be expected to float in the mid-20s for the remainder of the week with overnight lows not being as humid as it has been in recent days. However, an aggressive weather front continues to move towards Great Britain and over Ireland meaning torrential rain will hit parts of the country in the coming days. Ms Kirkwood also reiterated localised flooding could happen as the Met Office has issued yellow weather warnings for parts of the UK.
Speaking on BBC Breakfast, Ms Kirkwood looked at the weekend ahead and warned the weather may not be as settled as many may have hoped.
She said: “[Wednesday] quite widely temperatures reached 23C or 24C, across the UK today we’re not going to see quite as high as that.
“Because we’ve got some rain coming in from the west and it’s going to be that bit windier than we’ve been used to.
“Especially in areas adjacent to the Irish Sea coastline.
“As you can see low pressure coming our way with its attendant fronts bringing in some rain.
“But we are looking at a dry start across some eastern areas, there’s a little bit of mist and fog dotted around and that will lift quite rapidly.”
Ms Kirkwood then looked at an incoming weather front moving across Ireland.
She added: “Through the day as this weather front bringing the rain moves eastwards, the cloud will build ahead of it.
“With all of this going on, it’s not going to be a particularly cold night with our overnight lows, 12C to 15C.
“Through the rest of Friday low pressure is still very much with us.
“You can see the centre of it with rain or showers rotating around it.
“Strong winds in the south and also the northeast.
“The other thing worth noting is across Northern Ireland, northern half of Wales, Northern England, central and southern Scotland, some of those showers could be torrential and may cause some issues with localised flooding.ff