Birmingham Weather: Met Office issues yellow thunderstorm warning for the weekend - with rainy weather due

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The Met Office has forecast that Birmingham will be hit by thunderstorms and rainy weather as the heatwave is set to come to an end

Birmingham is set to be hit by rain next week as the heatwave is forecast to come to an end. The Met Office has issued a yellow thunderstorm warning for Sunday (June 18) before wet weather rolls in for the rest of next week.

Although change is on the way for most of the UK, temperatures should continue to remain above average for this time of year. The city is set to experience an overcast and rainy weekend which will make a stark change from the sunnier weather that most of the UK has been experiencing over the last couple of weeks.

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Here’s the Met Office weather forecast for this weekend and into next weekend:

Birmingham weather forecast

Friday, June 16

A warm and dry day for most with the potential for the odd light shower in some areas. There will be late hazy sunshine into the evening before another dry night, with patches of mist in prone areas. Maximum temperature 26C with lows of 15C.

Saturday, June 17

Saturday will be another warm day with some sunny spells but staying more overcast for many. The day will turn more unsettled towards the evening with an increase of rain, heavy downpours and thunderstorms. Maximum temperature 23C with lows of 16C.

Sunday, June 18

A yellow thunderstorm warning is in place for Birmingham on Sunday with showers forecast for late afternoon and into the evening. The day will remain overcast with maximum temperatures of 22°C with lows of 15°C.

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Outlook for next week

The Met Office have issued a yellow thunderstorm warning for this weekendThe Met Office have issued a yellow thunderstorm warning for this weekend
The Met Office have issued a yellow thunderstorm warning for this weekend

The weather will stay unsettled with the risk of heavy, thundery showers throughout the week. Rain will dominate the weather but many will see the return of warm, muggy nights. The forecasted temperatures are as follows:

  • Monday, June 19 - Maximum 22C - Minimum 14C
  • Tuesday, June 20 - Maximum 23C - Minimum 14C
  • Wednesday, June 21 - Maximum 22C - Minimum 13C
  • Thursday, June 22 - Maximum 23C - Minimum 14C

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