UK Forecast- March 31, 2015
Cold north & east
Another cold start to the morning. There will be showers affecting northern and western areas of the country, these falling as snow over the hills. Drier to the east and south with good spells of sunshine at first. Thicker cloud and outbreaks of rain will be passing into Ireland this morning, but this then spreads eastwards bringing drizzle to the west coasts of Wales, northwest England and southwest Scotland. Then a damp afternoon in much of Ireland, Wales and southern England with periods of rain, most over western and southern Wales. The far north of England and Scotland should be brighter with sunny spells, although there will be wintry showers here. Highs at 4C in northern Scotland, 10C in southwest England.
A cloudy and damp night across Ireland, Wales and much of England. There will be periods of rain, most of it light, but some heavier bursts over western hills and coasts. The rain easing as the night progresses. Generally drier in Scotland, although there will be some showers in the north and east, these wintry at times. A few showers too in the far northeast of England. Lows at -2C in Scotland and the far north of England, but 9C in southwest England.
A warm front extends through Ireland, Wales and much of England. This brings a cloudy and damp morning here. There will be more persistent rain in the west. Drizzle and murky over Wales and much of central, southern and western England, with little change through the day. More persistent rain arriving through Ireland and western Scotland, this turning to snow over the Highlands. Eastern Scotland and eastern England are likely to be staying drier, although with plenty of cloud. Highs at a cold 5 to 7C in much of Scotland, northern and eastern England, a milder 12 or 13C in Ireland, Wales and southern England.
An area of low pressure passes east of Scotland on Friday, slipping down the North Sea, This is going to be bringing cloud and periods of rain. The rain tending to turn more showery as the day progresses, although tending to remain cloudy. Becoming drier overall in the later afternoon and evening. Highs at 7 to 12C.