Issued: 0700 Saturday 14th April 2012
Duty forecaster: John Ejdowski
Frosts expected this week
With low pressure to dominate the United Kingdom, the weather is set to remain very unsettled and cool with plenty of showers and longer spells of rain to come across most parts of the country. Temperatures are expected to be below normal with a risk of frosts overnight.
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Windy today as heavy rain across eastern parts of Britain sweeps away in the morning to be replaced by sunshine and blustery, heavy showers with the risk of thunder and hail from the west. As the showers die out this evening, we may see another batch of heavy rain sweeping across the south tonight. Expect highs of 8 to 11C.
Unsettled across Britain today with a good deal of cloud and lots of showers, these heavy at times. It turns dry tonight with the risk of frost. Highs of 7 to 10C.
Outbreaks rain spread in across Ireland was Scotland. After a dry sunny start, England and Wales will see some scattered showers developing late in the morning and through the afternoon, most of them very light. During the course of the evening and night that area of rain moves in across the country, but staying dry across East Anglia and the southeast. Expect highs of 8 to 11C.
Spells of rain across central and eastern areas of Britain will gradually clear away later in the afternoon with plenty of showers to be found in the west, many locally heavy. The showers die away in the evening, followed by a clear, cold night with a frost. Highs of 6 to 10C.
Another showery day in store for the country and some will be heavy, interspersed with sunnier spells. Maximum temperatures of 7 to 11C.
It looks to remain unsettled across the country as we end the forecast with low pressure in charge, and this brings further showers to most areas during the day. Highs of 7 to 11C.