A mild and breezy morning across most of the UK and Ireland on Wednesday. There will be rain at first across eastern Scotland and eastern England although this will be clearing. Low cloud and drizzle affecting western and southern coast and hills. Drier elsewhere with cloud breaking and a few bright or sunny spells developing. The best of the brightness will be in Ireland and south western parts of Scotland, although heavy showers in western Scotland. This afternoon seasonal persistent rain returning to southern parts of England and southern Wales. Further heavy showers and strong wins for western Scotland. The scattering of showers affecting other western coast are generally dry and bright across much of the Midlands, northern England and eastern Scotland. Gales in northwest Scotland. Highs at 8 to 13C.
An area of rain will be pushing northward overnight, into central and southern England, Wales and Ireland by this evening, then across northern England and southern Scotland by midnight. Turning drier in the south for a time, ahead of more rain crossing Ireland and moving into Wales and southwest England by morning. The rain becomes heavy in central Scotland through the early hours. A breezy and mild night. Lows at 4 to 9C.
Low pressure west of Scotland brings rain across most of Scotland, England and Wales on Thursday morning. The rain may be heavy at times. Brighter but showery weather crosses Ireland and reaches western Wales and Southwest England through the morning. The afternoon eventually sees rain clearing eastern coast with brighter weather and heavy showers following from the west. The showers may be most persistent in western Scotland and could be heavy here. A tendency for the showers to fade in Ireland. Turning cooler from the west as the brighter weather arrives. Breezy. Highs at 7 to 10C.
Low pressure remains west of Ireland on Friday. A wet and windy day across much of Ireland, western Scotland, Wales and western England. Rain could be heavy at times especially in southern Ireland and western Scotland. Eastern parts of Scotland and eastern England should be generally drier although windy. Drizzle and outbreaks of rain arrive in central and southern England during the afternoon. Plenty of low cloud, mist and fog affecting western and southern coasts and hills. Highs at 8 to 10C.