Plymouth weather: Thunderstorms forecast to hit city today

Plymouth could be set for thunderstorms to batter the city today. The Met Office is forecasting a 70 per cent chance of the storms to hit this lunchtime.

The Devon-based weather forecaster says that there will be a day of sunny spells and showers for Britain’s Ocean City today. But there is a chance that the showers will turn heavy with a risk of hail and thunder.

More heavy rain is predicted to fall this afternoon. But temperatures are set to be warm and in the high teens – even if more rain could fall later this week.

Thunderstorms could hit Plymouth today
Thunderstorms could hit Plymouth today


A cloudy start with outbreaks of rain and drizzle, with some mist and hill fog possible. Most cloud soon breaking up leaving a day of sunny spells and showers, these locally heavy with a risk of hail and thunder. Warm. Maximum temperature 17 °C.


Showers generally easing leaving some late evening sunshine. Turning cloudier as the evening progresses with showery outbreaks overnight, especially in the west. Staying mild overnight. Minimum temperature 10 °C.


Sunny spells and showers through the day, which may be locally heavy and thundery. Showers easing later, though may linger in the west. Light winds and temperatures around average. Maximum temperature 16 °C.

Outlook for Thursday to Saturday:

Sunny spells and showers on Thursday. Turning drier by the end of the week and into the weekend, though a fair amount of cloud around. Feeling warm in any sunshine.

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