Issued: 0850 Sunday 15th April 2012
Duty forecaster: John Ejdowski
Rain, showers, frosts this week
The weather is set to remain very unsettled and cool as low pressure dominates the country and with fronts moving in from the west. Expect plenty of showers and longer spells of rain 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 in the far south of England with outbreaks of rain. Elsewhere after a mainly dry, sunnier start, cloud and showers will develop and persist through the afternoon. Frosty across the north tonight. Expect highs of 7 to 10C.
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 again in the north. Highs of 9 to 12C.
Outbreaks rain spread in across much of the country during the course of the morning. Some of this rain is likely to be heavy. The rain clears eastern areas in the afternoon. Lots of showers to follow for most areas during the day. Expect highs of 8 to 10C.
Parts Scotland will have some persistent outbreaks of rain today while it remains unsettled across England and Wales with quite a few showers, some heavy but interspersed with some dry, sunnier spells. Highs of 6 to 10C.
Another showery day in store for the England and Wales and some will be heavy. It could be a wet day to come across Scotland with spells of rain throughout the day 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, though much of Scotland could become dry. By afternoon. Highs of 8 to 10C.