As the weekend comes into view, residents of Newcastle, Dundee, and Ladysmith must prepare for changing weather and elevated UV levels.
Friday, 25 August 2023:
- Newcastle: Anticipate a warm, breezy day with intervals of sun and scattered high clouds. Temperatures could peak at 30°C. The UV Index, pegged at 5 by AccuWeather, indicates moderate risk. Kool-a-Sun notes that a UV Index of 5 suggests moderate harm risk from unprotected sun exposure. The advice is to wear sunglasses, apply sunscreen, wear a hat and long-sleeved shirt, and avoid midday sun. Nighttime temperatures might dip to 12°C.
- Dundee: Expect a brisk, warm day with the sun peeking through high clouds, and temperatures around 30°C. The UV Index forecast stands at 4, echoing the precautions for Newcastle. Nighttime temperatures could descend to 13°C.
- Ladysmith: Prepare for a warm day featuring a mix of clouds and sunshine, with temperature forecasted to reach 31°C. UV Index projected at 5. Nighttime temperatures might reach 14°C.
Saturday, 26 August 2023:
- Newcastle: Cooler at 23°C, starting breezy and transitioning to abundant sunshine. UV Index set to peak at 6. Kool-a-Sun’s warning echoes loudly with a UV Index of 6, indicating a high risk. Protective measures are advised. Nighttime temperatures are projected around 6°C, with scattered rain showers expected across parts of Newcastle.
- Dundee: A day of brilliant sunshine accompanied by an afternoon breeze, temperature forecasted to touch 24°C. UV Index is also expected to peak at 6. Nighttime temperatures might drop to 5°C.
- Ladysmith: Saturday prospects include sunny weather with temperatures projected to reach 25°C. However, the UV Index is set to spike to an unhealthy 6. Nighttime temperatures are predicted to plummet to a cooler 5°C.
Sunday, 27 August 2023:
- Newcastle: Cloudy start to Sunday, Sun expected to return, peaking at 19°C. The UV Index is at 6, urging precautions. Nighttime temperatures on Sunday might drop to a brisk 2°C.
- Dundee: Cooler at 18°C with a steady UV Index of 6. Nighttime temperatures predicted to drop to 2°C.
- Ladysmith: Daytime temperatures of 19°C on Sunday, UV levels forecasted to remain at 6. Nighttime temperatures are expected to drop to a chilly 2°C.
As the weekend approaches, staying cautious about high UV levels is crucial. Your thoughts on these forecasts? Share in the comments.