An unsettled and windy day with low pressure bringing periods of showers and rain across Scotland, northern England and north Wales. Southern areas of England and Wales are likely to start the day drier and brighter. Southern Ireland is likely to be dry too, although showers in the north. The showers and outbreaks of rain extending from Northern Ireland, through Wales, the Midlands and into southeast England this afternoon. Further showers in eastern England and northern Scotland but drier to the south of Scotland and in northwest England. Southwest England should be staying dry and bright too. Staying dry in southern Ireland. A cold day for all again at 6 to 8C.
Showers clearing from manay areas tonight, although always a few left around in northwest England and western Wales. There could be some affecting the coasts of northern Scotland too. More persistent rain into western Ireland later. A slight frost could occur in drier, more sheleterd areas, lows around 0 to 3C.
A weak ridge of high pressure on Wednesday brings a drier day. There may be morning mist and fog patches, especially in central and eastern areas, these being slow to clear. Once they have the day will be brighter with some sunny spells. However, rain in Ireland in the morning will be spreading east as low pressure moves back into western areas. The rain then through Wales and southwest England by evening, turning heavy. A cool day with highs at 4 to 8C.
The area of low pressure crosses southern parts of the UK and Ireland on Thursday. There will be bands of rain and strong winds surrounding the low, although it is uncertain at this time as to where the heaviest rain may be. Most is expoected through central and southern England and Wales, with further rain in northeast England. Wintry showers in northern Scotland with sunny spells, drier and brighter in Northern Ireland and southern Scotland. Highs at 4 to 6C.