AFTER the heatwave over the last few days which has led to an amber weather warning for Ceredigion, the weather is turning.

Across parts of the county, there has been thunder and lightning this morning (July 19), bringing temperatures down to a slightly more manageable high of 28C – which is predicted for 5pm this afternoon in Cardigan.

The amber weather warning is still in place until 11.59pm tonight.

Thunder and lightning has been going off on the coast just off of Cardigan and around Newcastle Emlyn this morning and this afternoon according to, but the sun is set to return for the rest of the afternoon from around 4pm according to the Met Office.

Temperatures are set to drop as the day goes on, but as we reach midnight, it is expected to be around 18C, so still another warm night.

But what about the rest of the week? For those who have been struggling with this heat, there is some good news.

Wednesday, July 20, is set to still be a warm day but nothing close to the temperatures we’ve seen during the weather warning. It is set to be an overcast throughout most of the day with temperatures peaking at 18C and going as low as 15C.


There may be some showers between 9am and 11am in Cardigan but otherwise it is predicted to be dry. It is expected that there will be some sun in the afternoon with sunny spells from around 3pm.

Thursday, July 21 and Friday, July 22 is set to be clear for most of the day, with temperatures between 15C and 18C. The Met Office predicts there will be some sunny spells on Thursday but a lot more sun on Friday.

Saturday, July 22 is due to be cloudy with a bit of sun around 7pm and temperatures at a high of 20C and Sunday, July 24 is predicted to be the same. There is some rain predicted for most of Sunday for Newcastle Emlyn but there is still due to be sun.