Here's an extended weather forecast as rain set to hit Scarborough next week

Forecasters are predicting heavy rain along the coast next week as weather in Scarborough looks set to turn.

Thursday, 5th December 2019, 1:54 pm
Updated Thursday, 5th December 2019, 1:55 pm

With the county of Yorkshire set to see blustery showers, the Met Office have said the heaviest showers will be seen along North Sea coastal areas

They have also advised there is a low risk of more widespread snow on the northern edge of rain bands and higher ground.

Strong winds are possible across the UK, especially further south with frost and freezing fog possible, particularly in the north.

File photo. Richard Ponter
File photo. Richard Ponter

Temperatures are expected to pick up again towards the end of next week.

Here's a full forecast for Scarborough:

Thursday

The afternoon will be cloudy and windy with rain and drizzle beginning to spread from the west.

Temperatures will stay around 7°C/ 8°C but feel closer to 3°C due to south westerly winds.

Wet and windy weather is expected in the evening though winds will reduce this overnight.

Overnight temperatures will be milder than late at 11°C.

Friday

It will continue to be windy with blustery showers to start.

Wet weather will become less frequent in the afternoon when there is a greater chance of sunny spells.

Temperatures overnight are set to stay around 7°C but will feel cooler due to west south westerly winds.

Weekend

Saturday is forecast to be cloudy but dry, with a slight chance of the odd shower moving in from the west later in the day.

The weather will turn wet and windy overnight into Sunday.

Sunday will be wet to start but the rain should clear east by 9am.

The rest of the day should be fine with sunny patches but windy.

Temperatures of 8°C will feel closer to 2°C due to the wind.

Cold winds will develop overnight.

Next week

The Met Office says weather next week will be unsettled with blustery showers on Monday which could turn wintry over higher ground.

The heaviest showers will be seen along North Sea coastal areas.

It will be rather cold with some patchy frost overnight. Temperatures are expected to feel sub-zero.

The rest of the week continues to look unsettled with patches of rain or longer spells expected throughout.

There is a low risk of more widespread snow on the northern edge of rain bands.

Strong winds are possible across the UK, especially further south,

Frost and freezing fog possible, particularly in the north.

Temperatures may begin to recover by the end of the period.