The bank holiday weekend is almost upon us, and the Met Office has revealed the weather forecast – its looking to be a wet and cloudy one for Bolton.

According to the forecast, people across the borough will be needing their umbrellas today and into tomorrow before the weather turns cloudy with sunny intervals on bank holiday Monday.

The Met Office states today, Friday, May 3, will be mostly cloudy. There will be scattered showers this morning, giving way to some more persistent rain in the afternoon.

Some of the rain could be heavy with rumbles of thunder possible. Feeling cooler under cloudier skies.

Saturday will be another cloudy and damp day, with a chance of some brightness towards late afternoon.

It will be generally cool, though feeling warmer in any late sunshine.

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Deputy Chief Meteorologist Mark Sidaway said: “There continues to be uncertainty around the track of a low-pressure system which is expected to cross the southern UK this weekend, meaning there is some uncertainty about some of the forecast details.

“While it will remain unsettled with further showers or longer spells of rain, all areas should see some drier conditions at some point and, in any sunshine, it should feel quite warm.

“But for the exact details for your area stay up to date with forecast over the coming days.”

Bolton’s bank holiday weekend forecast:

  • Friday, May 3: Overcast changing to light rain and then into heavy rain late afternoon and into the evening. Highs of 14°C and lows of 10°C. Wind gusts of up to 18mph.
  • Saturday, May 4: Light rain changing to overcast by late morning. Highs of 13°C and lows of 9°C. Wind gusts of up to 17mph.
  • Sunday, May 5: Cloudy day. Highs of 16°C and lows of 9°C. Wind gusts of up to 13mph.
  • Monday, May 6: Cloudy with sunny intervals. Highs of 16°C and lows of 10°C. Wind gusts of up to 18mph.

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