The best of today's sunshine will be through southern parts of England, where the weather should be remaining dry too. However, this fine weather only affecting a small percentage of the UK and Ireland as elsewhere low pressure will be in control. The low will be bringing plenty of cloud and outbreaks of rain and showers with it, together with brisk winds. The showers merging to longer spells of rain in the afternoon over Wales, with more persistent rain in northern Scotland too. Becoming drier over Ireland, although still a few showers here. Highs at 16 to 20C.
Showers affecting western parts of Scotland tonight, these merging to longer spells of rain at times. Cloud and rain through Ireland, most of it showery. Further showers or outbreaks of rain moving into southwest England. A few showers further inland, especially at first, but these tending to fade away. Lows will be near 8 to 11C.
An area of low pressure is to the north of Scotland on Saturday. Troughs and fronts extending south from the low, bringing showers over many parts of the country. The showers could be heavier and more prolonged over western parts of Wales and England, with the risk of thicker cloud and rain affecting western parts of Scotland too. After heavier showers in the morning in Ireland, these should become more scattered later. Drier over southern and eastern parts of England with good spells of sunshine here. Highs at 13 to 16C in northern and western areas, 19C in the east and south.
Low pressure remains to the north of Scotland on Sunday. This brings further showers in Scotland, and some showers forming too in eastern England. The showers could be heavy here and there in these areas. A ridge of high pressure will be building through Ireland, bringing fair weather here and some sunny spells. Staying dry with more sunshine for Wales and the far south of England. Highs at 12 to 18C.