WEEKEND WEATHER: Lancashire's royal wedding weather

Residents in Lancashire will be basking in glorious sunshine and warm weather during the royal wedding this weekend, say weather experts.

Thursday, 17th May 2018, 12:33 pm
Updated Thursday, 17th May 2018, 12:36 pm
Forecasters at the Met Office predict that temperatures on Saturdaycould hit highs of 20C

Forecasters at the Met Office predict that temperatures on Saturday could hit highs of 20 °C making it the perfect day for celebratory BBQs and garden parties.

Friday is expected to kick off with a chilly start with the day developing into a fine and dry day with temperatures reaching a maximum of 19 °C.

As temperatures rise on Saturday, royal wedding well wishers may well be fanning themselves with their union flags in attempt to cool down.

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Sunday brings the risk of rain during the afternoon with more cloud cover heading to Lancashire. Temperatures will reach a maximum of 19 °C.

A spokesman for the Met Office said: "After another chilly start, Friday promises to be a fine and dry day. With only light breezes it will feel pleasantly warm, with temperatures a degree up on Thursday's. Maximum temperature 19 °C.

"Saturday is expected to stay fine with sunny periods. On Sunday increasing cloud brings a threat of rain during the afternoon."