UK weather forecast – Met Office warns Hurricane Humberto is heading for BRITAIN with torrential rain and fierce winds next week

UK weather forecast – Met Office warns Hurricane Humberto is heading for BRITAIN with torrential rain and fierce winds next week

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THE Met Office has warned Brits that Hurricane Humberto is heading for the UK with wind and rain next week.

The Category 3 Hurricane is currently in the Atlantic and the Met Office has said the storm’s current path will bring misery to the UK.

The purple in this WX Charts map shows Hurricane Humberto heading towards the UK
The purple in this WX Charts map shows Hurricane Humberto heading towards the UK
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The UK is set to see the remnants of Hurricane Humberto next week as this WX Charts map shows
The UK is set to see the remnants of Hurricane Humberto next week as this WX Charts map shows
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Brits are enjoying the last of the summer sunshine this week with temperatures, but by next week the UK weather forecast will become more unsettled.

Parts of the South West will see some heavy rain and potential thunderstorms on Saturday, and by Sunday the rest of the country should see isolated showers.

Even though Hurricane Humberto will no longer be categorised as a hurricane by the time it reaches the UK, but it will could still impact the forecast.

A Met Office spokesman told The Sun Online: “With the hurricane it will become more modified by the time it reaches us.
“We are in for a wet wrath of it when it arrives.

“We will have some rain over the weekend, but the remnants of the hurricane will come on Monday.

“It will bring cloud, rain and wind, but nothing too severe at the moment.

“It may be something that will require a weather warning a later time.

“The West and South West will get the brunt of it. There will be clouds and a lot of rain before it will then spread to most parts of the UK like Northern Ireland and Scotland.”

He added that it is too early to tell how much rain and wind is set to be unleashed next week.

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Met Office spokeswoman Nicola Maxey added: “Temperatures will rise day on day through the week with Saturday expected to be the warmest day of this spell of weather.

“We could see temperatures widely in the low 20Cs although parts of the country could even reach 27C as warm air is pulled in from the south.

“However there is going to be a change in the weather from Sunday when we move to a more unsettled, mobile pattern as low pressure starts to come in off the Atlantic.

“Some of the energy associated with ex-Tropical Storm Humberto could get caught up in this after the weekend bringing heavier rain and stronger winds.

“We will also see temperatures return to the high teens which is closer to normal for the time of year.”

Monday will be a dry start for most and in the West there will be cloud, rain and strengthening winds.

Unsettled weather will blow through this week bringing spells of rain and potential gales in the West and North.

She also said this weekend will signal a transition between summer and autumn.

Ms Maxey said: “Next week is looking much more unsettled. There is a definite autumnal feel with the sunny days but you are also getting the colder nights.”


The Met Office monitors two different dates to mark the start of the autumn season, the astronomical autumn and the meteorological autumn.

Astronomical autumn is defined by the Earth’s axis as it orbits around the sun and officially begins on the autumn equinox taking place this year on September 23.

Forecasters also use the start of September each year to mark the meteorological autumn, as it divides the year neatly into four seasons and is used for record-keeping and trends.

Rain is on the cards for parts of the UK next week
Rain is on the cards for parts of the UK next week
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