Heavy rain and sleet forecast for Easter Monday

Heavy rain and sleet forecast for Easter Monday

Heavy rain and sleet forecast for Easter Monday

LaDoucer said the snow and high winds could not only cause trouble for motorists, but for air travelers as well. Travel may be affected.

"There is a small chance that power cuts will occur and other services, such as mobile phone coverage, may be affected". Sunshine is expected Saturday, with mostly cloudy skies forecast Sunday.

After a dry start, there will be some prolonged spells of rain in the south on Good Friday, with rain forecast from Plymouth in the west to Dover in the east.

With the Easter bank holiday weekend looming the Spring like weather we have enjoyed over the last few days looks set to change in parts of North Wales.

Wind speed - you'll need to check wind speed in advance as walking in high winds (or gusting wind) is very hard and can be incredibly tiring.

The highest elevations of Allegany and Garrett counties will see the highest amounts of accumulating snow especially from Cumberland/Flintstone points east to Grantsville/Oakland/Deep Creek.

No repeat of the Beast from the East's Arctic conditions and travel chaos seen at the beginning of month is expected - despite warnings earlier this week.

"The rain hasn't really cleared here through the night and it will push slowly back further inland through parts of eastern Scotland and it will bring some snow too, mostly over the hills".

A slack area of low pressure will continue to bring outbreaks of rain falling as sleet and snow across higher ground of Wales, northern England and Scotland.

The Met Office expects temperatures to reach highs of around five degrees centigrade and lows of around four degrees. Breezy winds will pick up throughout the afternoon and into the evening as or next rain chance arrives with a front. "Normal highs this time of year should be in the 40s".

Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 61. Rain is possible Monday night and Tuesday. These will be light with an easterly wind. The models are even showing accumulations for Sunday night. Some melting of lying snow is expected, but locally 1-3 cm is possible where showers are more frequent.

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