A wet morning through Ireland with gales in the south. This same area of rain reaches western Scotland, Wales and western England around breakfast time, winds to gale force in southern parts of the country too. More eastern areas of Scotland and England should stay the day dry. However, the rain then heads east bringing rain to all parts during this afternoon, and although heavy it may turn more showery in parts of central, eastern and southern England. Remaining windy to the south. Drier conditions follow from the west with cloud breaking and some sunny spells developing. Staying cloudy and damp in much of Scotland, although turning drier to the south. Highs at 14 to 18C.
A damp evening across much of southeast England, although the rain will only be light. It should become drier here in the early hours of the morning. Most places are then dry with lighter winds and some clearer skies developing further north. A few showers in northern Scotland and over parts of the Lake District as well as Northern Ireland. Lows near 9 to 13C.
Low pressure remains to the northwest of Scotland on Thursday. The morning should start bright for many with some good spells of sunshine. There will be showers in Scotland and Ireland, some heavy and merging to longer periods of rain. The afternoon sees further showers, again some heavy and prolonged in more northern and western areas. More southern and eastern parts are likely to be drier and brighter, just an isolated shower here. Highs at 15 to 21C.
Low pressure stays to the north of Scotland on Friday. Bands of showers passing from west to east during the day, merging to longer spells of rain at times in more northern and western areas. Southern areas of England and Wales will see fewer showers and the best of the sunshine. Temperatures rising to 14 to 18C.