UK weather: Unsettled and windy today, sunnier for many on Friday

A closer look at today's weather...

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Today:

Rain moving slowly southeastwards across England and Wales, though remaining bright and fairly warm in parts of the south and East Anglia; breezy. Sunny spells further north but cooler and windy, with possible coastal gales; heavy showers across northern Scotland.

Tonight:

Rain will move slowly southeastwards across England and Wales.
Rain will move slowly southeastwards across England and Wales.

Patchy rain and low cloud will cross southern areas of Wales and England, clearing later. Scattered showers continuing across northern Scotland, perhaps heavy. Many other areas clearer and chilly.

Friday:

Patchy rain and low cloud will cross southern areas of Wales and England.
Patchy rain and low cloud will cross southern areas of Wales and England.

Many southern and central areas having plenty of sunshine and lighter winds, meaning that it should feel reasonably warm by afternoon. Northern Scotland sees sunny intervals and scattered sharp showers.

Outlook for Saturday to Monday:

Cooler and showery, mostly in the east at first, more widespread from Sunday. Warmer, sunnier in the west after cold mornings. Feeling rather cold in the east coastal fresh breeze.