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Met Office forecasts Sunderland set to experience a wet start to the week with gusty winds

This week’s weather looks to set to start with spells of rain and gusty winds with cooler conditions returning by the end of the week.

By Neil Fatkin
Monday, 4th April 2022, 8:23 am

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The warm, clear, sunny conditions of just over a week ago look set to become a distant memory as the week looks set to start with overcast skies giving way to spells of rain.

With the wind swinging around to a more northerly direction, the end of the week will see a return to single digit temperatures.

Below is a rundown of the Met Office forecast for Sunderland for the week ahead.

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Monday will be a fairly mild but windy day. Temperatures will peak this afternoon at 13 degrees Celsius with gusty morning winds reaching 38mph at 9am. A bright start will gradually give way to overcast conditions with light rain expected to arrive by late afternoon.

Tuesday is expected to be a predominantly wet day with heavy rain forecast until 9am followed by a dry interlude and further spells of rain from midday. Temperatures will peak at 10 degrees Celsius with winds gusting in excess of 25mph.

Wednesday will generally be a dry day with temperatures rising to 10 degrees Celsius. It will be a windy day with westerly winds gusting at 36mph. The Met Office are currently forecasting the chance of a shower at around 7pm.

The weather for the week ahead looks to be unsettled.

Thursday will see winds swing round to a north westerly direction which will restrict temperatures to just 7 degrees Celsius. There will be sunny spells with a 30 to 40 per cent chance of light showers throughout the afternoon. It will be another windy day with gusts in excess of 30mph.

Friday will be another cold day with a northerly wind limiting the temperature to a high of 7 degrees Celsius. The winds will be lighter with a 30 per cent chance of light rain showers in the late afternoon and evening.

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