Low pressure systems gang up on the UK!

No sooner does one depression ease away but numerous others are waiting in the Atlantic to bring more wind and rain.

Thursday was a gloomy, sunless day that in the morning saw a little rain amounting to 1.3mm. The wind continued from the south west gusting to 26mph in the afternoon and again in the early hours of Friday.

Friday morning continued where Thursday closed with low, thick cloud and a gusty southwesterly bringing moist, warm air. However, the noteworthy detail is the very mild air stream that meant the thermometer did not sink below 13.4C overnight and rose to 13.9C at 07.05 on Friday. Therefore, the minimum was a significant 6.3C above the 36-year average.