UK weather: Cold, windy and showery for many across Britain

Bands of rain or showers will move southwards across many parts with some snow on northern hills

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Today:

Bands of rain or showers will move southwards across many parts with some snow on northern hills. Some drier, sunnier interludes, especially in the south this morning. Windy for many with gales affecting some coasts, and feeling cold.

Tonight:

Showers mostly dying out inland but continuing across northern Scotland with some snow on hills. Clear spells developing, allowing a frost in many places. Rain reaching the far southwest later.

Friday:

Rain affecting southern England for a time, clearing by afternoon. Elsewhere, a mixture of sunny spells and showers, some heavy with hail, sleet, and snow on hills. Cold and windy.

Outlook for Saturday to Monday:

Plenty of sunshine but still cold with a few showers on Saturday. Feeling milder from Sunday but with cloud and rain moving in from the west overnight and through Monday.