Issued: 0930hrs Thursday 30th October 2014
Duty forecaster: Garry Nicholson
Rain arriving again later in the week
Feeling much cooler than recently by the start of next week. Unsettled with showers early in the week, then quieter for a few days mid-week, although the risk of overnight frost. Later in the week, unsettled conditions are likely to spread back in off the Atlantic.
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Breezy and unsettled. A band of rain moves east across Britain overnight, and brings a wet start to the day in the south-east, slowly clearing. Brightening up from the west in southern Britain, whilst the Midlands and northern areas are also bright and breezy. Frequent showers will spread into western regions of Britain and Ireland, at times merging into longer periods of rain. Gales over exposed coasts and hills in the north. Highs 11 to 15C, coolest in the north-west.
Low pressure centred close to northern Britain on Monday, bringing a cool and unsettled day. Frequent showers in the west, some heavy with hail mixed in, turning wintry over the Scottish Highlands. Pulses of showery rain spreading eastwards through the day. Belts of showers moving west to east through the English Channel may affect southern England. Eastern Britain drier and brighter overall. Feeling much cooler than recently, highs 9 to 13C.
A broad area of low pressure influences to UK. A brisk northerly breeze for for Ireland and far west of Britain will make it feel particularly chilly, although winds falling light near the centre of the low. Slow moving areas of showery rain, but away from these there will be sunny spells. Showers turning wintry across the Scottish Highlands. Feeling cool, highs 9 to 13C from north to south.
High pressure builds across the UK, with any remaining showers fading away. A bright and cool day for most with light winds. A cold start, particularly in northern Britain, with a frost forming where skies clear. Highs 9 to 13C.
A cold again start where skies remain clear. A dry day for many, but Atlantic fronts spread back in from the west, bringing rain to Ireland. Highs 9 to 13C.
Unsettled conditions developing for many areas by the end of the week. Rain spreading east, plus increasing winds. Highs 9 to 14C.