Weekend FOREcast – Blustery and cool with showers

After another soaker on Friday and Friday night, things will be somewhat better this weekend, with bright, breezy conditions – a mix of sunshine and a few showers.

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Showery; Wild winds on Saturday

If you’re looking for respite from the recent poor weather, the news isn’t great. Unsettled weather is due to continue for the foreseeable future as a series of Atlantic weather systems move across the British Isles.

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Rain, rain, go away…

It’s been a classically dismal period of British summer weather, as a potent low pressure system has rotated across the country this week. Rainfall totals in the Peak District have topped 75mm (3 inches) since the weekend, turning Cavendish’s babbling brook into a raging torrent. We are not alone – most of the country is in a soggy state, with dramatic scenes of flash floods reported in the Yorkshire Dales on Tuesday.

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