AFTER what has started off as a mild and relatively warm October, temperatures are expected to remain in the mid-teens throughout the week. 

Forecasters are predicting a some-what wet start to the week with heavy downpours expected on Monday, October 18. 

Some showers can be expected on Wednesday and Thursday with the weekend starting off dry though a downpour is forecast for Sunday. 

Weather enthusiast Bournemouth and Poole Weather said that we can expect bouts of heavy rain throughout the day though temperatures will remain mild at around 18C today.

This week's forecast (obviously subject to change):

Monday, October 18: 17°C / Cloudy changing to rain by lunchtime 

Tuesday, October 19: 18°C / Light rain changing to cloudy by late morning

Wednesday, October 20: 16°C / Heavy showers

Thursday, October 21:13°C / Light showers changing to sunny intervals by late morning

Friday, October 22: 12°C/ Clear changing to cloudy in the afternoon

Saturday, October 23: 14°C / Overcast

Sunday, October 24: 15°C / Cloudy changing to light shower by lunchtime

What are your plans this week? Let us know in the comments.