UK weather: Some rain in north, elsewhere mostly sunny and hot

A closer look at today's weather...

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Today:

Starting cloudy northern England northwards with outbreaks of rain, heavy in parts of eastern Scotland, this clearing to leave low cloud and drizzle in far north. Elsewhere, fine and mostly sunny. Becoming hot and locally very hot across central areas.

Some outbreaks of rain will affect northern parts of the country.
Some outbreaks of rain will affect northern parts of the country.

Tonight:

Fine and very warm for most areas, whilst patchy low cloud and some mist affects parts of the far north.

Temperatures are set to continue rising.
Temperatures are set to continue rising.

Monday:

Good deal of sunshine and becoming exceptionally hot across much of England and Wales, whilst very warm across Northern Ireland and Scotland, hot in parts of the east.

Outlook for Tuesday to Thursday:

Exceptionally hot for many Tuesday before a change to cooler weather through Tuesday night and Wednesday, likely accompanied by some thundery rain. Breezy at times.