Forecasters say heavy rain and a big drop in temperatures is expected today
Thursday will see scattered showers, some heavy and thundery, across many parts of the UK.
Forecaster Craig Snell said: ” So on the final day of April, we will actually have a day of April showers across many parts of the UK. “
” A much more different picture from last week where places have just seen blue skies and sunshine. “
The unsettled weather is expected to continue into May.
Craig added: “Next week, there will be a lot more cloud in the sky and for many of us we will see some rain at some point.”
Meanwhile the Met Office has said that this April is set to be the sunniest April on record.
New provisional information suggests that April is now the sunniest on record with 410. 5 hours of sunshine having been recorded so far, the forecaster has said.
The previous record was .9 hours in . Read More
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Cloudy across much of England and Wales with outbreaks of rain moving northwards, heavy in places, and feeling chilly. Brighter across Scotland and Northern Ireland with just a few showers. Tonight:
Rain across England and Wales turning light and patchy, but leaving extensive mist, drizzle and low cloud. Clear spells over Scotland leading to a frost in places.