Synopsis & Forecast, mid-day August 14 1956

reconstructed from Met Office Daily Aerological record 1st July to 30th September 1956

Issued at mid-day today Monday 14th August 1956


A depression in the northern North Sea will move slowly east into south Sweden, and a weak ridge will move into the British isles. A small depression about 600 miles west of Ireland is expected to move southeast and probably pass just south of Ireland.

FORECAST FOR BRITISH ISLES until noon tomorrow

General rain in eastern Scotland will gradually give place to bright periods and showers which will also cover the northern half of the British isles. Wales and the southern half of England will be dry. Showers will die out during the night except in Shetlands.

It will be rather cool. Winds will be west to northwest and strong at first in the north.


the following 24 hours:-

Cloudy in the south with rain at times, probably dry in the north.

Go to synopsis & forecast, mid-day August 13 1956

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