Yorkshire weather forecast: This is when thunder, heavy rain and strong winds will hit

The weather in Yorkshire is set to be a mixed bag on Thursday 8 August, with sunshine, cloud and rain
The weather in Yorkshire is set to be a mixed bag on Thursday 8 August, with sunshine, cloud and rain
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The weather in Yorkshire is set to be mostly dull on Friday 9 August, with heavy rain and strong winds.

Wet and windy weather is also set to continue over the weekend, with thunderstorms also likely.

What will the weather be like this morning and afternoon in Yorkshire?

The Met Office said: “Heavy rain and strong winds across the region will clear quickly northwards to be followed by a brief spell of dry bright weather.

“Cloud will thicken by early afternoon as showers, thundery at times, or longer spells of rain develop.” Maximum temperature of 26C.

What will the weather be like this evening and tonight in Yorkshire?

Tonight will see heavy rain or thundery showers, which will at times turn into longer spells of rain. These will persist through much of the night. It will turn windy especially over the hills. Minimum temperature of 12C.

What will the weather be like over the weekend?

According to the Met Office, Saturday will see "Little change with frequent showers, heavy at times, or longer spells of rain further north." It will be windy with gales over the hills, but perhaps turning drier further east later. Maximum temperature of 22C.

Sunday is set to see further heavy blustery showers, which will be "potentially heavy and thundery," according to the Met Office.

What is the long-term forecast for Yorkshire?

The Met Office UK outlook for Tuesday 13 August to Thursday 22 August said: “Tuesday will be a day of sunshine and showers, some of which will be heavy with a chance of hail and thunder. Cloudier skies may arrive in the southwest with some rain later in the day.

“Through the rest of the period low pressure close to the UK is likely to maintain unsettled conditions, with some prolonged spells of rain followed by periods scattered, heavy and sometimes thundery showers.”