UK weather: Sunshine and showers, sometimes heavy with thunderstorms in the northeast

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Today:

Another day of sunshine and showers, although some more persistent rain in northeast Scotland in the morning. Cloudier with some heavy rain and gusty winds for Northern Ireland later.

Tonight:

Showers dying out for most during evening. Cloud with more persistent rain and brisker winds for Northern Ireland initially, moving eastwards to affect other parts through the night.

Saturday:

Cloud and rain in the north and west at first, with showers breaking out in many places later. Some brighter spells too, the best of any sunshine in the southeast.

Outlook for Sunday to Tuesday:

Showers on Sunday, heaviest in the north and east. Becoming more settled into next week and warmer in the south and east, but cloudy and damp in the northwest.