Issued: 0530hrs Friday 29th May 2015
Duty forecaster: Garry Nicholson
Better for most on Saturday
An area of rain will move east across England and Wales today. Some very heavy bursts are possible, accompanied by hail and thunder. Risk of surface flooding. Brighter skies will develop from the west by afternoon.
Heavy showers and thunderstorms will also affect Scotland, northern England northern regions of Ireland. It will feel cool in gusty westerly winds, which may locally touch gale force on the south coast. Temperatures between 10 and 15C for most.
Saturday will be a much better day for Britain, but rain will arrive for Ireland later. Rain spreads to most areas by Sunday. It stays unsettled early next week.
Have a great day.