What the Met Office says about Storm Edouard, who should hit Gloucestershire


Gloucestershire is expected to be hit by the remnants of a tropical storm which will then be followed by a heat wave of up to 30 ° C in parts of the UK. Storm Edouard is wreaking havoc over the Atlantic Ocean and will fall on Thursday July 9.

Forecasters have predicted that the impact of the cyclone on our weather system will cause heavy rain outbreaks in the southwest.

This will not be good news for residents near the Severn River and in the Wye Valley who were severely affected by the floods caused by Storm Dennis in February.

Even before the epidemic began, the Met Office announced on Wednesday that the county would be affected by “heavy showers” and “torrential rains”.

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Warmer weather should follow, with “wet” spikes of 22 ° C in Gloucester and 21 ° C in Cheltenham over the weekend.

The meteorological service predicts Wednesday: “The downpours will spread in the morning with sometimes heavy showers, although they become drier in the afternoon. Remaining windy along the coasts. Maximum temperature 20 ° C. ”

From Thursday to Saturday, after the storm Edouard, the weather service forecasts: “Wet with a few heavy rains Thursday, lingering all night.

Heavy rain forecast for Gloucestershire

“Drier Friday and Saturday with the best of the sunny spells Friday. Light wind everywhere. ”

Netweather’s charts predicted next week that temperatures would climb to 26 ° C and even 30 ° C in the UK from Sunday to July 20.

Long-term forecasts from the Met Office predict: “Temperatures are likely to be around or on the warmest side of the average, with the warmest conditions likely in the southeast. “


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