Cooling weather ahead

Tuesday 26 April 2011, 18:29

Derek Brockway Derek Brockway

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We were blessed with some beautiful weather over the Easter Holiday weekend. Yesterday Anglesey enjoyed nearly 13 hours of sunshine, while Pembrey in Carmarthenshire recorded a high of 20 Celsius, 68 Fahrenheit.

Mind you, there were differences in the weather from day to day and from place to place. Last Saturday a few scattered showers and thunderstorms broke out.

Janet Pritchard from Blaenavon sent in these photos which show how heavy the rain was and her garden covered in hail.

Blaenavon weather. Photo: Janet Pritchard

Blaenavon weather. Photo: Janet Pritchard

No more thunderstorms are expected over the next few days but it will be cooler than recently with east to north-easterly winds, some ground frost is likely too, especially tomorrow night under clear skies.

The forecast for the Royal Wedding is keeping us on our toes, and if you're planning a street party an umbrella may come in handy. At the moment, a lot of cloud is likely with a risk of showers which could be heavy.

However, the latest charts suggest it won't be a total right off; some dry spells are likely and hopefully it will brighten-up with a little sunshine. Highest temperatures on Friday 14 to 17 Celsius with a light to moderate east to north-easterly breeze.

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