A cloudy morning through Ireland, Wales, central and northern England through bthis mornig bringing outbreaks of rain with it. The rain edges south, although will be very light by the time it reaches southern counties of England later. Much brighter weather follows through northern England, Northern irelajnd and Scotland bringing mainly dry weather here too. A few showers could affectb eastern areas of Scotland. Highs at a cool 12 to 14C as the front clears, 17 or 18C ahead of it to the south.
Cloudy and damp over the far south of England at first tonight. The rain should fade through the evening though, and the cloud is likely to be breaking too with skies then clearing. Elsewhere the night is expected to be dry with clear skies. This will lead to temperatures falling sharply and the threat of a ground frost in a few rural locations. Lows near 1 to 6C but perhaps close to -1C in central Scotland and parts of northern England.
A chilly bur fine start to Saturday. There will be plenty of sunshine across all parts of the country and it should be dry too. Staying dry into the afternoon with more sunshine to come. Cloud is likely to be increasing across southern Wales and southern Ireland later, this making the sunshine hazy. Highs around 10 to 16C.
High pressure centred west of Scotland on Friday. This brings lots of sunshine through Scotland and Northern Ireland as well as the far north of northern England. A cold front from Wales to East Anglia brings cloudier conditions across the southern half of England and Wales with some outbreaks of rain. The rain in the south should slowly fade into the afternoon. Highs near 10 to 15C for most of the country, 17C in the far south.