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Met office: Fine start, with showers in the afternoon

Tuesday will start off mainly fine, with increased cloud locally on the coasts which may lead to isolated rain or thunderstorms.

But clouds will gather at noon and the afternoon that will lead to scattered showers or isolated thunderstorms, mainly inland, in the mountains and the south east coast. Thunderstorms may be accompanied by hail.

Temperatures will be 20 C inland and the south and east coasts, 19 C on remaining coasts and 8 C in the mountains.

Tonight will be mainly fine, although there will be increased cloud on the coasts, mainly west and north. Temperatures will fall to 8 C inland, 11 C on the coasts and 3 C in the mountains.

Wednesday will start off mainly fine with increased local cloud on the coasts. Clouds that will form at noon and the afternoon are expected to lead to scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms, mainly in the mountains and inland. Temperatures will remain at the same levels which are stable for the time of year.

On Thursday and Friday there will be intervals of mainly fine weather as well as intervals of cloud with scattered showers possible at noon and in the afternoon, mainly in the mountains and inland. On Thursday, thunderstorms are also possible.

Temperatures will edge up a little but remain close to average for the time of year.

 

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