Issued: 0530hrs Friday 18th May 2012
Duty forecaster: Simon Keeling
A cloudy and windy day with periods of rain at times
Good morning, Low pressure and a brisk northeast wind is bringing a cloudy start to the day for most of the UK and Ireland. There will be periods of rain through this morning for much of England, Wales, Ireland and southern Scotland. There could be some heavier periods of rain across northern England, north Wales and eastern Ireland. Windy through northern England and southern Scotland.
Little change through this afternoon with more cloud and periods of rain across north wales, northern England and Ireland as well as southern Scotland. Some heavy showers developing across southern England as warmer air arrives here this afternoon. Some showers breaking out across northern Scotland as well.
More rain through northern England and Ireland tonight with drier and milder air to the south. Staying cooler in northern Scotland with broken cloud here.
Have a great day.
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