Weather forecast for Scotland this week as fans prepare for Euro 2020 kick-off
The mini heat wave is expected to cool down this week in Scotland as the cold air replaces recent warm temperatures.
Met Office forecasters say a cold front will push cold air into the north of the country, with temperatures remaining balmy at 14C on Monday.
Scotland came close to registering the hottest day of the year so far Sunday with temperatures reaching 25.3C, just below the record 25.6C recorded on 2 June.
It comes as fans prepare to watch Scotland’s Euro 2020 clash against the Czech Republic, with supporters heading to the fan areas and beer gardens for today’s kick-off. ‘hui.
While conditions are expected to be mostly dry in Scotland, football fans can expect a cloudy and windy afternoon as the whistle blows through Hampden Park at 2pm.
The cold front is expected to continue through the end of the week, with fresh air, scattered showers and sunny spells forecast for the Scotland vs England game on Friday.
The Met Office forecast says: “A cold front will move southward, bringing cooler air to the northern areas. Feeling much cooler in the cooler northern air but staying warm in the south .
“Tuesday will be mostly sunny, cooler in the south and wet and windy in the far northwest.”
It comes as around 17,000 people will descend on the Euro 2020 fan zone in Glasgow to watch the tournament.
Throughout the 31 days of the tournament, 6,000 people will be able to watch the matches on the big screen every day.
Forecast for Scotland for the next five days
Windy with scattered showers in the north and cooler than Sunday. During the night, the showers subsided in the far north.
Dry with sunny spells for most areas. Rain and strong winds in the northwest later.
Wednesday to Friday:
Cooler with a few showers to the northwest.