UK weather: Early cloud and outbreaks of rain, sunny spells following

Sunny spells following, but also some showers, mainly in the north and west

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Today:

Early cloud and outbreaks of rain over parts of Scotland, Wales and northern and western England will move eastwards to reach eastern, southern and central England later. Sunny spells following, but also some showers, mainly in the north and west.

Tonight:

Cloud and patchy rain over parts of eastern, southern and central England clearing. Otherwise, clear spells and heavy showers, mainly in the west and some English Channel coastal counties.

Monday:

Sunny spells and showers, heavy at times with hail and thunder in a few places. Heaviest and most frequent showers in the west, some eastern parts perhaps staying dry. Breezy.

Outlook for Tuesday to Thursday:

Rather unsettled with prolonged and, in places, heavy rain in the northwest. Mostly dry and bright in the southeast, although some rain possible here by the end of the week.