Sunny and dry as followers cheer Lionesses in Women’s World Cup closing

A sunny and largely dry day is forecast as England followers collect to cheer on the Lionesses within the Women’s World Cup closing.

The Met Office mentioned there will likely be a vivid begin to Sunday morning for a lot of, with temperatures from 18-21C anticipated throughout the UK when the match kicks off in Sydney, Australia, at 11am BST.

There could also be some scattered showers however most locations are anticipated to remain dry – excellent news for these gathering in fan zones and beer gardens to look at the match.

And the forecast must also please anybody planning a barbecue to have a good time if the Lionesses beat Spain to make England world champions for the primary time for the reason that males’s workforce’s victory in 1966.

Met Office meteorologist Greg Dewhurst informed the PA information company: “It’s going to be a bright day.”

“Sunny spells across the whole country,” he mentioned.

“A few showers are possible but most places will stay dry. I think there could be one or two heavy showers perhaps across Scotland and Northern Ireland, but even here lots of places will stay dry.”

Most locations will attain 20-23C, he mentioned, whereas the southeast of the UK might see 25C.

Mr Dewhurst mentioned it could stay “a little bit breezy” within the northwest of the UK on Sunday, after Storm Betty introduced robust winds and heavy rain on Friday and Saturday.

He added: “We could see gusts during the day, say the Western Isles, around about 35 to 40 miles an hour but in most places the winds will be lighter than this.”

Mr Dewhurst mentioned “unsettled” climate is predicted to return in direction of the tip of the week however there will likely be loads of sunny spells and heat temperatures till a minimum of Wednesday or Thursday.

The strongest influence of Storm Betty has been within the Republic of Ireland and storm power winds prompted injury to the ability community on Friday, affecting simply over 70,000 houses, farms and companies.

ESB networks mentioned 30,000 of its clients remained with out electrical energy at 5pm on Saturday and workers had been working by the night time to revive energy to as many as doable.

Betty is the second storm named in August, following Storm Antoni earlier this month.

This is the second time since storm naming was launched in 2015 that two storms have been named in August, following Ellen and Francis in August 2020.

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