Issued: 0900 Monday 27th March 2017
Duty forecaster: Simon Keeling
Becoming more unsettled this week although warm
Becoming more unsettled as the week progresses and low pressure brings outbreaks of rain. Most of the rain is going to be to the west, although drier to the east and warm too. Cooler for the weekend with sunshine and showers. Into next week it turns drier for many as a ridge of high pressure builds although some rain in northwest Scotland.
For the weather for the next few days click here
Low pressure stays to the west of Ireland on Thursday. This brings fronts to the west and north with cloud and rain here. The rain is likely to be most persistent over hills and coasts of the west of the UK and Ireland. More eastern and southern areas of the UK are likely to be drier with some bright or sunny spells breaking through. Feeling warm too. Highs at 13 to 19C.
Low pressure is in control of the weather through Friday with temperatures remain above normal. It stays unsettled with an area of rain passing east followed by heavy showers. Most areas become dry through the evening. Highs of 12 to 17C.
Low pressure affects the country on Saturday bringing a mix of sunshine and showers. The showers will be heavy at times, although they should ease in the afternoon from the west. Highs at 11 to 15C.
Low pressure to the east on Sunday with a ridge of high pressure building from the west. There is the risk of an odd shower in more eastern areas, but generally it is looking fair with sunny spells for most. Highs at 12 to 16C.
A ridge of high pressure remains in more southern and eastern areas of the country. Fronts affecting Ireland and Scotland bringing rain in more western areas. Tending to be dry in much of England and eastern Wales as well as eastern Scotland with some god spells of sunshine. Highs at 12 to 16C.
Pressure stays high to the south on Tuesday with lower pressure to the north. There is a risk of wind and rain affecting the northwest of Scotland. Elsewhere it should be dry with sunny spells. Highs 13 to 17C.