The Morning After The Night Before
The rain just about stayed away from the London 2012 opening ceremony itself despite a couple of showers before the start, the spectacle was incredible and even Netweather's very own Michael Fish
had a part. What a night!
On to the weather and it's not such positive news, the warm weather which has bought to taste of summer to a good part of England and Wales this week is now gone, replaced with a much cooler and showery airflow.
Today, the showers are likely to be most prevalent in the north and west of the country with central and eastern regions - particularly in the south in with a good shot of staying dry. The showers if you catch one will be heavy and thundery at times especially in Scotland and northwest England.
Temperatures will reach the high teens or low twenties in central and eastern England, for other parts of the country it's a little cooler with 16-18c more typical.
Sunday will be a similar day but the where the sunshine will have outweighed the showers in some parts today, the balance tips in favour of the showers across the bulk of the country tomorrow. The downpours will begin in the west with showers from the word go here, quickly spreading to other regions as the day moves on.
Into next week, we keep the showers going on Monday, then Tuesday sees a spell of wet and windy weather spreading up from the southwest followed by blustery showers into Wednesday. Unsettled is the key word again with low pressure never far away from our shores throughout the week.
Don't forget that if you're following the Olympics you can check the latest weather forecasts and local rain radar for every one of the Olympic venues on our London 2012 weather forecasts
28th July 2012 11:19 Updated: 28th July 2012 11:19