Easter holidays forecast revealed: Met Office reveals weather predictions for next five days as school hols begin | The Sun

THE latest Met Office weather forecast has been revealed as Easter school holidays begin.

Families across the UK can look forward to some sunny spells next week but best bring a rain jacket for any outdoor adventures.

The Met Office has predicted intermittent showers breaking up sunny intervals today across the south and west.

Those in Glasgow, and the Scottish Highlands will also experience some light rain.

Moving south, Newcastle, Manchester and York are forecast patches of drizzle this morning, with a heavy band of rain stretching to Birmingham settling in the evening.

This comes as Storm Mathis saw the River Great Ouse burst its banks last night after heavy rainfall.

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Yellow weather warnings for wind and rain were also put in place for areas covering most of Cornwall and parts of Devon.

The storm brought strong winds of up to 93mph (150km/h) recorded at Gwennap Head, near Penzance according to the Met Office.

And, 30 flood alerts, meaning that flooding was likely, were active in England and one in Wales.

They covered areas including the East coast of Dorset, the area around the River Blythe in Warwickshire and rivers in South Devon and East Somerset.

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Today, Pembroke and Cardiff are predicted more rainfall but it should ease throughout the day.

Moving south, those in Exeter and Plymouth should take an umbrella with them until around 4pm when the bad weather clears.

But temperatures will remain mild, with highs of 11C in the southwest and an average of 9C covering most of the UK.

On the south coast, those in Southampton are set to enjoy a pleasant evening with highs of 12C by 5pm.

Sunday brings sunny spells poking through cloud cover across most of the UK.

By midday, much of Scotland, the Midlands and the southeast are predicted to enjoy sunny skies and temperatures from 7C to 9C.

Those in the south will see highs of 12C as the afternoon progresses.

The Met Office outlook for Monday to Wednesday includes mostly dry conditions with sunny spells at the start of the week.

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By Tuesday, a band of cloud and rain will move across from the west, and settle in the east on Wednesday.

Temperatures are forecast to remain mild across most of the week.

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