Wednesday 20 June 2012, 10:44
We enjoyed some lovely weather today with temperatures in Cardiff rising to 22 Celsius, 72 Fahrenheit in Cardiff making it the warmest day of the month so far.
Today was also the longest day of the year, the summer solstice, with the sun overhead the Tropic of Cancer at 23:09 GMT.
Astronomically this signifies the start of summer in the northern hemisphere but it won't feel very summery over the next few days as the weather is about to change.
Pressure is falling and there's more heavy rain and showers on the way with strong winds and thunder possible too.
The Met Office has issued a couple of yellow warnings for heavy rain. Yellow means be aware.
On Friday the north, north west and Ceredigion are at risk from heavy, persistent rain which could lead to localised flooding and some rivers are likely become swollen again.
The wind will also be an issue on Friday (fresh to strong) with gusts reaching 45- 50mph on exposed coasts and hills.
You can keep up to date with any flood alerts or warnings that are issued on the Environment Agency's website.
The inclement weather (with below average temperatures) looks set to continue over the weekend with further showers or longer spells of rain, heavy at times, but hopefully it will dry and brighten-up on Sunday afternoon with some sunshine.
It looks like the changeable/unsettled weather is set to continue into the start of July.
There is still no sign yet of any prolonged, settled weather on the horizon. Just the odd day or two of fine weather maybe three in a row if we're really lucky.