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UK Forecast - July 16, 2012
Damp & windy
Most rain in west

Rain sweeping eastwards through Ireland, England and Wales this morning. The most persistent affecting western coasts and hills where there will be mist and fog too. A breezy morning over Ireland and the southern half of the UK. Outbreaks of rain into the south of Scotland, but drier in central and northern Scotland. Staying rather cloudy and damp through the afternoon. The more persistent rain should clear more eastern areas later. Drier wester tending to spread to the west, a few bright spells developing where sheltered by high ground such as the Midlands and northeast England. Showers and increasing cloud in northern Scotland. Highs at 15 to 18C.

Monday Night
Rain affecting East Anglia at first this evening, clearing to the east. Rain for southern, northern and eastern Scotland too, this tending to be more showery and lasting throughout the night. Plenty of cloud in England, Wales and Ireland, with this thickening as rain returns to the southwest, Wales and Ireland. Lows at a warm 9 to 12C.

A moist southwest flow affects the country today. A warm front will be through Ireland, Wales and southern England. This brings cloud and rain through Ireland and into Wales and southern England. Plenty of low cloud, mist and fog affecting hills and coasts in the west and south too. More northern and eastern parts of England should be drier, but rain arrives in western areas in the afternoon. Some cloud and rain in the far north of Scotland, but for most of the country it should be dry with sunny spells. Highs at a warm 23C in southeast England, 12C in northern Scotland.

A complex area of low pressure lies through Ireland and northern England on Wednesday. This brings cloud and periods of rain with it. The rain is likely to be most persistent across northern England and southern Scotland. Showers for England and Wales, a few of them heavy at times. Heavy showers in Ireland, some of them heavy. The far north of Scotland should be drier with some sunny spells here. Highs at 14 to 21C.

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