Met Office's May Day Bank Holiday 'thunder showers' warning for Coventry

Thundery showers are expected in Coventry and Warwickshire later this afternoon (May 6)
Thundery showers are expected in Coventry and Warwickshire later this afternoon (May 6) -Credit:PA Wire/PA Images

'Thunder showers' could hit Coventry and Warwickshire today, the Met Office has warned. In its most up to date online forecast, weather experts have said that while today (May 6) has started off dry and sunny, showers are on their way.

The scattered showers, it says, will be 'locally heavy with a risk of thunder'. But temperatures will continue to remain warm.

Meteorologists say that that it will 'feel warm' in the sun, following on from what has been a sun-soaked weekend across our region. Tomorrow (May 7) will see 'fewer showers' than today with the maximum temperatures set to be 18C.

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The latest local Met Office online forecast for this week so far is as follows:


Rather cloudy but with some bright or sunny spells, particularly by the afternoon, though in-between scattered showers. These locally heavy with a risk of thunder. Feeling warm in the sun. Maximum temperature 18C.


Showers easing this evening leaving a dry night with some clear spells. Generally mild, though chillier under prolonged clear spells with some mist and fog developing. Minimum temperature 8C.


A bright start then largely a fine and dry day with some warm sunshine. The odd shower possible in the afternoon though fewer showers than on Monday. Maximum temperature 19C.

Outlook for Wednesday to Friday

High pressure dominates the weather this week bringing settled conditions and lots of dry weather. Plenty of warm sunshine and light winds. Mild overnight with some fog possible.

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