Easter weather forecast: Heavy showers make way for cold blast in Leeds

Leeds has enjoyed warm weather and sunny spells across the Bank Holiday weekend, but a cold blast is on the way.

Sunday, 12th April 2020, 12:56 pm
Updated Sunday, 12th April 2020, 12:58 pm

Heavy and thundery showers could hit the city this afternoon, making way for colder temperatures and ground frost overnight on Sunday.

What is the forecast in Leeds on Easter Sunday?

After a warm but cloudier day, showers are forecast for Leeds between 3pm and 5pm.

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Showers could turn heavy and thundery at times, with a risk of hail. Temperatures have hit 18C.

Overnight the cloud will break, turning chilly as widespread clearer skies develop.

It will be mainly dry into the early hours, but breezy with some showers possible.

A cold blast will hit Leeds overnight, with temperatures as low as 5C.

What is the forecast on Easter Monday?

The Met Office forecast says: "A chilly start, but any ground frost soon lifting and any showers dying out.

"Then a dry and bright day with long sunny spells and mainly light winds. Maximum temperature 10C."

What is the long term forecast for Leeds?

It will be another cold start on Tuesday with some frost expected, before turning bright with spells of hazy sunshine.

Milder with sunny spells Wednesday and Thursday, overnight frosts becoming less widespread.

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