UK weather: Scattered showers with top temperature of 23C

People shelter under umbrellas during a downpour of rain in Covent Garden, London, as parts of the UK are hit by heavy rain and thunderstorms. Picture date: Sunday July 4, 2021.
People shelter under umbrellas during a downpour of rain in Covent Garden, London, as parts of the UK are hit by heavy rain and thunderstorms. Picture date: Sunday July 4, 2021.

Daytime showers fading for most, but perhaps lingering in the east into the night

Published

Today:

Rather cloudy in the north and west with some showers likely at first. Sunny spells elsewhere with scattered showers, these heavy and slow moving at times across the east and southeast with a risk of thunder. Feeling warm in sunshine.

Tonight:

Daytime showers fading for most, but perhaps lingering in the east into the night. Cloud and outbreaks of rain, occasionally heavy, spreading into southwest England and moving slowly eastwards.

Saturday:

Rain spreading east across southern England, occasionally heavy. Sunny spells and scattered showers elsewhere, these heavy and slow moving with a risk of thunder across Midlands and northern England.

Outlook for Sunday to Tuesday:

Showers across many central and northern areas, with the potential for some heavy and more prolonged rain across the south during Monday and Tuesday. Temperatures near average.