UK weather: Sunshine and showers in north today, becoming fine in south

A field of tulips in full colour near King's Lynn in Norfolk
A field of tulips in full colour near King's Lynn in Norfolk

A closer look at today's weather...

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Cloud and patchy rain gradually clearing southeast England, then most southern areas reasonably warm with some sunshine, just isolated light showers. Further north sunny intervals and showers, these possibly heavy with hail or thunder. Breezy here, and feeling cool.


Cool breezy conditions with clear intervals and showers continuing across northern areas. Further south, clear spells at first but clouding up, perhaps with patchy rain later, mainly towards the southwest.


Rain, perhaps heavy, crossing some southern areas, although perhaps staying brighter and warmer across the far southeast. Northern areas keeping the mix of sunny intervals and showers. Breezy in places.

Outlook for Thursday to Saturday:

Breezy and rather cloudy with showers or some longer spells of rain across northern areas, though drier on Saturday. Dry in southern areas with spells of sunshine. Becoming warmer.