'Tropical' plume from the Azores to bring balmy 58F heat this weekend

Winter WARMER! ‘Tropicalplume from the Azores will bring balmy 58F heat to Britain this weekendwith mild and settled weather to last until Christmas

  • Met Office says daytime showers today will ease during the evening and turn increasingly light and patchy
  • Experts predict a sub-tropical airflow will arrive from Spain this weekend, causing temperatures to increase
  • It offers respite for families in many areas of the UK, who have been battered by weeks of destructive storms
  • Britain will be hit by a ‘tropicalplume from the Azores this weekend, bringing balmy 58F temperatures after weeks of destructive storms.

    The mercury is set to rise from tomorrow, with weather experts predicting mild and settled weather is set to last until クリスマス.

    It comes as welcome relief to many, after hundreds of thousands of homes were left without power due to the effects of Storm Arwen and Storm Barra.

    いくつか 3,000 are still unable to switch their lights on in Ireland, but householders who were affected in Scotland had their power restored last night.

    For today, インクルード ストームコリー says daytime showers will ease during the evening and turn increasingly light and patchy.

    Overnight will then be dry with long clear spells however patches of mist and fog will form, while thick cloud cover will build in from the west across 住宅価格は and western Britain bringing a risk of rain by dawn.

    Saturday will see a few bright or sunny spells across eastern areas as temperatures being to rise, but rain is set to become heavy and widespread by the evening.

    Sunday will bring another cloudy day with outbreaks of rain and showers across northern and western areas. Patches of mist will linger elsewhere, while Monday will be generally dry but dull with large areas of thick cloud cover.

    ジム・デール, 英国気象サービスの気象学者, 太陽に言った: ‘We are about to get a sub-tropical airflow starting on Saturday, and we could see temperatures in the south reaching 14C (58F).

    ‘This is air coming in from Spain and the Azores Islands, and while a cold front will come in after the weekend, the generally mild weather will hold out for about a week.

    ‘It will also be very calm and settled with no storms on the radar, so a big change from what we have seen so far.

    Thursday night revellers get soaked as they walk in the teeming rain in Newcastle yesterday evening, but conditions are set to improve this weekend

    Thursday night revellers get soaked as they walk in the teeming rain in Newcastle yesterday evening, but conditions are set to improve this weekend

    The long-range forecast, その間, suggests settled conditions are likely heading into the Christmas period, with temperatures close to or even slightly above average for this time of year.

    The last week of December and into early January is looking to remain settled, with an increasing chance of frost and fog during clearer spells for Christmas and towards New Year.

    It comes after householders across Scotland who had their electricity supplies disrupted by Storm Barra can now turn the lights back on after power was restored.

    周り 1,000 customers were still off the grid on Wednesday morning because of disruption caused by the second winter storm of the season, supplier Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks said.

    But the network has now confirmed that supplies to all of its customers in the north of Scotland had been restored just before 7pm.

    John Swinney, Deputy First Minister, had told MSPs in Holyrood yesterday that he acknowledged the ‘inconvenience and hardshipcaused for those affectedsome of whom had only recently had their power switched back on after the damage caused by Storm Arwen.

    The earlier storm caused ‘catastrophic damageto electricity networks, mainly in north-east Scotland, affecting 135,000 プロパティ.

    Labour North East Scotland MSP Michael Marra raised the issue at Holyrood, 言って: ‘With further poor weather forecast, it is imperative that the situation is resolved as soon as possible.

    He told the Deputy First Minister: ‘Storm Barra of course comes straight after Storm Arwen and many residents had just seen their power supply restored after the damage last week.

    ‘Part of the widespread frustration, and in some places anger that exists, is around the lack of clear communication from the Government and the energy suppliers.

    Police Scotland said they declared the major incident was over on Wednesday afternoon, and Superintendent Murray Main thanked ‘everyone involved for their dedication and for working around-the-clock to restore the power’.

    Ritchie Johnson, from Aberdeenshire Council, said with ‘any major event like this there are always things we learn about our response and resilience’.

    ‘Getting homes and businesses reconnected, and ensuring the welfare of the most vulnerable people in Aberdeenshire, has been our shared number one priority over the past week and more,’ 彼は言った.