UK weather: Sunny intervals and showers, heavy in places

A closer look at today's weather...

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Today:

Cloudier across east and southeast England with some rain, and cooler than on Sunday. Elsewhere, some sunny intervals, but also a good deal of cloud and showers, these heavy with possible thunder in parts of the west and north.

Tonight:

Showers for many areas, whilst more persistent and at times heavy rain is likely across parts of central, southern Scotland and northeast England.

Tuesday:

Rain in the east turning more showery. Sunshine and showers elsewhere, some heavy with thunder in central and southern areas. Fewer showers in the west.

Outlook for Wednesday to Friday:

Outbreaks of rain, heavy in places, spreading east on Wednesday. Rain or showers for many northern areas Thursday, drier in the south. Most places dry and bright on Friday.