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Weather warning in place with heavy rain forecast

Hurricane Gert Is Here To Ruin Your Weekend Plans Hurricane Gert on its way as rainfall warning issued for west
Christy Curtis | 22 August, 2017, 02:00

"High pressure, which is bringing warmer air up from the south, could bring some of the hotter temperatures of the month", said Met Office spokesman, Oli Claydon.

After the coldest August in 30 years, the remains of Hurricane Gert will grace the United Kingdom with a spell of warm air - but it will be "brief", according to the Met office.

Grahame Madge, a spokesman from the Met Office, told MM: "By the time the storm gets to our waters it will be wrapped up in another weather system and any sign of Hurricane Gert will be the warmth of the air within the remaining air mass".

It may not arrive until later in the weekend with Sunday set to be extremely wet with prolonged heavy rain forecast.

The aftermath of the category two hurricane could even lead to temps as high as 26-27C (78.8-80.6F) on Monday, which would make it the hottest day of August.

There will be a risk of low visibility in coastal and hill areas due to patches of rain, drizzle and fog.

There will be more northwest breezes tomorrow morning but overall there will be a lot of dry weather and sunny spells, although there will be some scattered showers. Feeling cool under cloud and rain. Heavy rain is forecast across the south-west Saturday night and will gradually move up over the rest of the country. It will become more humid. However, it will turn drier through the day, with some warm bright spells possible by the afternoon.

Monday will start cloudy with some drizzle at first.

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