Whilst there may be a few showers around, many places will have a dry day with some decent periods of sunshine. Despite this, it is going to be cool again. Maximum temperature 16 °C.
Many places will have a dry start to the night with some cool clear spells. It will cloud over during the early hours, with some patchy rain in the north. Minimum temperature 5 °C.
There will be a fair amount of cloud around, with some bright spells. Outbreaks of rain will spread southwards through the day, some of which may be heavy. Still cool. Maximum temperature 15 °C.
Rain is expected to arrive later on Friday and stay with us into Saturday, steady, heavy and perhaps thundery.Read the full story ›
A more unsettled theme develops as we head into the new month. The first few days of August sees the jet stream sink south.Read the full story ›
It was over 22°C by 9am this morning at Walney Island, Cumbria.
Temperatures across the northwest have been gradually climbing throughout the day, with most Met Office regional data sites reaching 27°C(81°F) this afternoon, with Ronaldsway, Isle of man at 25°C(77°F).
Within the last couple of hours Crosby has been our hot spot, reaching just over 28°C(82°F).
Weather warning for thundery, heavy rain, gusty winds and hail on SaturdayRead the full story ›
Temperatures across the region are soaring - highest regional value so far today was recorded at Hawarden Airport 24.7c.