A bright start this morning but some good smells of sunshine, the best of them in the east. Cloud will increase across western areas into this afternoon and there may be one of the spots of drizzle affecting western parts of Ireland. This drizzle may drift into the southwest and west of Scotland later this afternoon. Elsewhere it stays dry with some sunny spells, the best of them always in the east and south. Highs at 15C in northern Scotland, 24C in the sunshine across southeast England.
An area of rain passes through Scotland this evening and overnight. Most of the rain affecting western coasts and hills of Scotland. Patchier rain in the east, this eventually slipping into northern England through the early hours. Some parts of the northern Midlands nay have a little drizzle by morning. Cloudy and dry in the south and west. Lows near 10 to 14C.
A ridge of high pressure remains over the south of the country through Wednesday. This brings dry weather, although there will be lots of cloud. Outbreaks of rain in northern England and Scotland, the most persistent in northern Scotland. Rain should be fading into the afternoon with most places then dry. A few showers in eastern England and lots of cloud as well as being breezy in northern England and Scotland, the best sunshine in southern England. Tops at 14C in northern Scotland, 26C in southern England.
High pressure dominates conditions through Thursday. It is going to be a mostly dry day, sunny spells, with the best of them in eastern and southern areas. There is a risk of an isolated showers developing across western hills in the afternoon, otherwise staying dry. Temperatures reaching 25C in southeastern areas, but just 15C in northwest Scotland. WEstern areas always being a little cooler.