Issued: 0900 Tuesday 18th March 2020
Duty forecaster: Dr. Simon Keeling
Becoming drier and cooler, breezy for some
Rain in central and southern parts of the country through Wednesday and Thursday. This rain perhaps lasting into Friday in the far south. Dry elsewhere with good spells of sunshine, the best of these to the north. Becoming drier for all at the weekend, breezy too and feeling chilly in that wind.
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High pressure north of Scotland on Friday, low pressure to the south. A brisk easterly wind will be making it feel cold with a risk of some wintry showers over eastern coasts. Rain affecting the far south of England, some of it heavy. The best of the sunshine in western parts of Scotland. Ireland and northwest England as well as west Wales. Highs at 6 to 8C.
High pressure off eastern Scotland on Saturday. Breezy and cool in England and Wales. Broken cloud in the east with a few showers. Best sunshine in the west of England, Wales and Scotland as well as Northern Ireland. Highs at 6 to 8C.
A cool day as an east to southeast flow affects all pats of the country. There will be some decent spells of sunshine in England and Wales. A few showers and some broken cloud may affect Scotland and Ireland. Temperatures at 7 to 9C.
Higher pressure remains on Monday. There will be good spells of sunshine for many, some broken cloud here and there, especially on eastern coasts. Tops near 7 to 9C after an early frost.
Higher pressure remains on Tuesday. Another frost could occur in the morning, but then remaining dry with sunny spells through the day. Highs at 7 to 10C.
Little change on Friday with higher pressure bringing dry conditions. Good spells of sunshine too. Breezy. Highs at 8 to 11C.