Issued: 0900 Tuesday 10th December 2019
Duty forecaster: Dr. Simon Keeling
Wet and windy in the coming days, then turning cooler with an increasing risk of showers
An unsettled period of weather ahead. The coming days bring strong winds at times together with spells of rain. Increasingly, the rain turns to snow over western and northern hills as coler weather arrives. Tending to remain cool into next week with further showers, most in the west.
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A chilly day as low pressure clears eastern coasts on Friday morning. Rain affects eastern areas of Scotland and eastern England. Showers and outbreaks of rain in western Scotland, western Wales, western England and western Ireland. Eastern areas of Ifreland should be drier. Highs at 5 to 9C.
Low pressure north of Scotland on Saturday. A cold day with wintry showers in the west, mostly on hills. The risk of some more persistent snow over the hills of western Scotland and northwest England. Drier and brighter east. Highs at 4 to 7C.
A southwest flow across the UK and Ireland on Sunday. There will be further showers to the west and south. Eastern areas will be bright after overnight heavy showers have cleared. Highs at 3 to 7C.
Low pressure is expected to be to the west of Ireland on Monday. This brings some showers to the west of Ireland. Some wintry showers over the hills of western Scotland and a few showers over western coasts of England and Wales. Tending to be drier in central and eastern areas, although a threat of rain in the southeast. Highs at 4 to 7C.
A southwest flow remains on Tuesday. This allows for some showers in the west, but eastern areas should be drier overall. Highs at 5 to 8C.
Mild and breezy. There will be cloud and rain, the heaviest of this in the west. Highs at 8 to 13C.