More than a MONTH’S worth of rain is expected to fall in a matter of days in the UK, causing flood worries.
By the end of the working week, the UK will have received nearly four inches of rain as autumnal weather sets in.
After a mini-heatwave last weekend, forecasters warn temperatures in some parts of the UK will drop by as much as 10C (50F) by the middle of the week.
Temperatures in Wrexham, North Wales, reached 22°C (71.6°F) on Saturday, but might drop to 12°C (53.6°F) by the middle of the week, according to the Met Office.
An area of low pressure is forecast to deliver heavy rain and severe winds to wide sections of the UK, signaling the start of a colder spell, according to the Met Office.
Showers will be present in most parts of the UK today, with some of them becoming heavy and thunderous.
The UK receives an average of 10 days of rain in September, totaling 70 mm (2.7 inches).
The four-inch downpour is equivalent to more than a month’s worth of rain.
The North East of Scotland has been issued with a rain warning, with heavy showers forecast in Aberdeenshire, Morayshire, and the Highlands.
The weather warning is in effect until about 12 p.m. today, and forecasters have warned that flooding of businesses and houses in the area is probable, as well as transportation delays.
Tuesday will see sunshine in eastern England and Scotland, but showers in Wales and the west in the morning, according to the Met Office.
Rain will fall heavily across England, Wales, and Scotland, with thunder possible in the afternoon in the south.
In the early hours of Wednesday, the rain will pass to the east, leaving a beautiful day in eastern England and Scotland.
Wales and western parts will be cloudy, with the possibility of showers.
Between today and 11 p.m. on Friday, October 1, WXCharts’ Total Accumulated Precipitation charts forecast up to 103mm of rain will fall across portions of the UK.
According to the forecast, snow will fall up to 103mm (4.01 inches) in North Wales’ Snowdonia National Park, 89mm (3.5 inches) in Cumbria, and 49 to 54mm (1.92-2.12 inches) throughout most of North and South West England.
In other regions of England, rainfall will be moderate, ranging from 22 to 27mm (0.86-1.06 inches), with 7mm to 14mm (0.25-0.55 inches) falling. “Brinkwire News Summary.”