UK Forecast- March 12, 2014
Dry for most
Rain northern Scotland
High pressure remains dominant, with light winds across the UK and Ireland. A chilly start with a slight frost and some quite dense fog patches after dawn. These will clear through the morning, with sunshine developing in southern Britain. Coastal areas in the south and east may be plagued by low cloud and mist for much of the day. A weak front brings thicker cloud for Scotland and northern England, with rain in north-west Scotland, which may become persistent for a few hours. Highs of 9 to 12C in northern areas, but for most of England, Wales and Ireland reaching 13 to 16C once sunshine breaks through.
Mist and fog moves back inland across southern Britain on Thursday evening, thickening in low lying areas towards dawn. Remaining dry for most areas, but thicker cloud in northern Britain may continue to produce patchy rain in western Scotland. Milder in the north 3 to 6C, but a slight frost in rural areas of England and Wales, lows of 0 to 3C.
A stronger breeze for northern areas on Friday with partly cloudy skies. Rain for the far north and west of Scotland, turning heavier for a while in the afternoon. High pressure centred to the south-west gives another dry and bright day for southern Britain. Feeling pleasantly warm in sunshine and light winds once early fog and low cloud lifts. Cooler in the north, temperatures 8 to 11C. Highs in England and Wales may well reach 14 to 17C, warmest in the south and east.
A west to north-westerly flow covers the UK and Ireland on Saturday. Cloudy skies are likely for northern Britain, with a little light rain and drizzle over the hills in western Scotland and north-west England. However, central, southern and eastern regions remain dry, with the best sunny periods in the south and south-west. Feeling a little cooler in the north, at 8 to 11C, but milder 12 to 14C in Ireland and southern Britain.