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Philippa Drew presents the weather for the South and South East

Stormy start to the week?

Will the August Bank Holiday stay fine and dry? Philippa Drew has all the details.

Philippa Drew presents the weather for the South and South East

Wet start but dry later

Philippa Drew has your latest weather forecast for Sunday August 26th.

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Summer washout as traders face a wet bank holiday

It's a bank holiday weekend, and once again, it's wet and windy weather.

Forecasters say temperatures will struggle to reach 20 degrees, and there could even be thunderstorms.

For many seaside attractions and tourist businesses in the south east, the last Bank Holiday before Christmas represented the last chance to make good after a poor summer.

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