Exacta Weather forecaster James Madden told the this unusually cold weather could last throughout February with lengthy spells of wintry conditions that could creep into meteorological spring. Outlook for Saturday to Monday: Feeling less hot. The news will make Brummies heading to work on the roads worried, as traffic and travel chaos is predicted. But there the region can still expect snow, wind and ice this week. Temperatures are expected to nosedive across Britain at the end of next week, the agency admits. Image: Met Office Last week, heavy showers were expected to hit the Midlands on Wednesday. This warning has been updated to delay the onset of heaviest snow, and also extend the area north across parts of Wales, this based on latest information.
A few light showers may affect the region at times, but most will remain dry. A yellow weather warning has been issued for Birmingham and the wider West Midlands on Friday. However, many places will stay dry. Monday will be not as windy as at the weekend with variable cloud amounts and some bright or sunny spells. Huge grass fire being tackled by firefighters in Swansea. Tuesday: Most places will be mild and breezy with often cloudy skies, and some drizzle over the hills. Winds will be less strong into the weekend but more rain or showers are likely at times.
However, some heavy thunderstorms are possible in eastern areas later in the day. There is a slight chance that power cuts could occur and other services to some homes and businesses could be lost. Drier and brighter on Monday with lighter winds. Outlook for Wednesday to Friday: Wednesday will be windy with heavy rain for a time. Thank you for subscribing We have more newsletters See our Could not subscribe, try again later Invalid Email The West Midlands is bracing for thunderstorms today - with the Met Office issuing a yellow weather warning.
Here's the forecast for the West Midlands region. Brighter through Monday and Tuesday with sunny spells and scattered showers and feeling warm. The and is scheduled to expire around 8pm this evening. This map shows the area where a yellow warning has been issued by the Met Office today Thursday. But as we get closer the Met Office has suggested things might not be as bad. The coldest mercury levels will be registered at 9am, according to a five-day Met Office forecast. Where flooding or lightning strikes occur, there is a chance of delays and some cancellations to train and bus services.
Northern and western Scotland will have strong winds and persistent rain. Some thunderstorms are likely on Saturday, Sunday will start dry but it will turn breezy with rain expected later. Heavy showers and thunderstorms during the day with a risk of flooding and spray on major roads. Ian Fish, aged 21 and from Ladywood, sunbathing in a spot that would normally be under four feet of water at Edgbaston Reservor on July 6, 1976. Some drier, brighter spells are likely, perhaps with snow showers, during such spells, frost could become widespread and severe.
One suggestion is to make sure we shower for no more than four minutes. Tonight: Any showers will clear, then largely and clear aside from a chance of thunder in the early hours. Some water companies have been forced to issue hosepipe bans as reservoirs dry up in the heat. However, there remains uncertainty over the extent of the cold weather and how long it will last, and it is still possible that some milder and wetter interludes will intersperse this generally cold period, especially in the south. However, many places will stay dry. This would bring a greater risk of snow, ice and widespread frost, particularly across northern parts of the country. And not only that, local Bristol weatherman Ian Fergusson is not impressed by the concept of a 'snowbomb', either.
National media is reporting Britain is set to be hit by a blast of freezing weather, plummeting us to low temperatures not seen since 2006 and seeing significant snow fall. Tonight: Scattered showers through the evening easing to leave a mainly dry and warm night with clear spells. As is the nature of showers however, some places within the warning area will miss them altogether, and have a dry day. Rain will quickly clear northeast to leave a windy afternoon, with blustery showers. This Evening and Tonight: After a chilly evening, the west midlands will be breezy, cloudy and increasingly mild tonight with a little drizzle, mainly over the Shropshire hills and the Staffordshire Moorlands. November 29 will see a yellow weather warning in place across the city and surrounding West Midlands region.
Tuesday is expected to bring the highest chance of snowfall to Birmingham, the Black Country and Solihull. Site-wide settings are available for units of measurement and you can set boundaries, place names and map detail in the Map preferences section. Sunday looks generally quiet, with a good deal of dry and bright weather. Image: Met Office Strong and icy gusts of wind are expected on Thursday. Today: Another hot and sunny day in store, with temperatures rising quickly through the morning. Britons are being warned to prepare for weeks of severe wintry weather,. The Met Office has also warned Birmingham faces a new Beast from the East this winter.