Will it rain on Yorkshire Day in Leeds?

We've had long spells of warm, dry weather in Leeds followed by unsettled, stormy conditions over recent days.

Wednesday, 1st August 2018, 8:25 am
Updated Wednesday, 1st August 2018, 8:28 am
Will it rain in Leeds on Yorkshire Day?

Many enjoyed the prolonged heatwave with over the last month or so, with long sunny spells and highs unseen in this country for a long time.

But for some, the rain was a welcome break from the heat and sun that had just about dried out every patch of grass in the city.

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Will it rain in Leeds on Yorkshire Day?

So will the heavens open over Leeds on the day we celebrate all that is great about Yorkshire?

The Met Office are predicting that there could be rain over the city this evening, from 10pm, into tomorrow morning.

Here's what they say about today's forecast: "Cloudy with some showers in northwest Scotland at first. Rain will arrive across Northern Ireland by midday, pushing into western Scotland later with lighter rain expected in parts of northwest England and northern Wales. Dry with warm sunny spells elsewhere."

Highs today are expected around 22C.