Storm Etienne: Heavy rain hits Leeds but this is when it will stop

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The weather in Leeds is set to be miserable today, as forecasters predict cooler temperatures and heavy rain.

Storm Etienne is bringing wet and windy weather conditions to the UK this week, with a weather warning for wind currently in place for some areas on Friday.

The weather in Leeds is set to be miserable today, as forecasters predict cooler temperatures and heavy rain

The weather in Leeds is set to be miserable today, as forecasters predict cooler temperatures and heavy rain

In a tweet from Monday (December 3), the Met Office said: “The Portuguese met service @ipma_pt have named an area of low pressure in the Atlantic, Storm Etienne. Whilst it is going to weaken before it reaches the UK, it will still bring some wet weather with hill snow for the highest ground of Wales and England.”

What will the weather be like this morning in Leeds?

This morning will be considerably cooler, being just 5C throughout most of the morning. Heavy rain will continue throughout the morning.


What will the weather be like this afternoon in Leeds?

This afternoon will continue to see heavy rain, turning to drizzle at 4pm. The temperature will only increase slightly to its peak of 7C by 3pm.

What will the weather be like this evening and tonight in Leeds?

This evening will become quickly dark, with the drizzle turning into light showers from 6pm to 8pm. The rain will then cease, but the temperature will dip as the evening progresses.

What will the weather be like tomorrow in Leeds?

Tomorrow will be overcast throughout the day, with a maximum temperature of 12C.

What is the long-term forecast for Leeds?

Looking ahead, “For the middle part of December there are signs that there will be more frequent periods of dry and colder weather, bringing a greater chance of overnight frost and fog,” according to the Met Office.

“However, for the weeks immediately before and after Christmas, wetter and milder weather will become more likely, with the potential for some windy or even stormy spells, and above average temperatures.

“Any snow associated with these wet spells is likely to be confined to hills in the north.”