Issued: 1000 Friday 9th November 2018
Duty forecaster: David Hulse
Rain or showers at first, chiefly in the south and west.
Low pressure dominates at first, bringing rain or showers to the south and west. Pressure builds during the week, bringing more settled weather generally, although this may become a rather cloudy high.
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Low pressure to the west of Scotland drifts northeast with the risk of a shallow low and associated fronts brushing the southeast of England. Further showers in western areas with the threat of a spell of rain in the south and southeast. Largely dry with spells of sunshine for central and most eastern areas, though. Highs 10 to 14C.
A ridge of high pressure builds across England and Wales but frontal troughs move east into Western Ireland and Scotland later. Sunny spells with showers, chiefly in western areas, dying out. Rain, some heavy, reaches Ireland, Scotland and, perhaps, the north of England and West Wales later. Highs 10 to 14C.
Frontal troughs slow-moving near to northern and western areas with a ridge persisting across England and Wales. Rain, heavy at times, in the north and west, becoming gradually lighter and patchier. Dry in the east and south with some sunshine. Highs 11 to 15C.
A ridge of high pressure covers much of Britain and Ireland, with a weak, slow-moving frontal trough to the north and northwest of Scotland. Light rain or drizzle at times in the far north and northwest, otherwise dry elsewhere with variable cloud cover. Risk of overnight mist or fog. Highs 12 to 16C.
A ridge of high pressure continues to cover much of Britain and Ireland. Still a little rain or drizzle at times in the far north and west. Dry elsewhere but mostly cloudy. Risk of overnight mist or fog. Highs 13 to 17C.
The ridge of high pressure persists. Dry for most parts but still tending to be rather cloudy. Perhaps a little drizzle in the far north and northeast, Highs 12 to 16C.