UK weather: Wet start for much of England and Wales today

A closer look at today's weather...

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Today:

Spells of rain, heavy at times, for Wales and much of England this morning, rain then clearing to sunny spells from all but the far east and southeast later. Sunny spells for Scotland and Northern Ireland, but also some showers.

Tonight:

A fine end to the day for many, any early evening rain in the southeast soon clearing. Dry with clear spells for many overnight, but some showers in the northwest.

Thursday:

Most areas fine and dry with sunny spells, best of the sunshine in the southeast. Cloudier and windier over Scotland and Northern Ireland with some showery rain at times.

Outlook for Friday to Sunday:

Breezy with rain for the far northwest Friday, otherwise mostly fine and dry and it will become warm. Risk of some thundery showers in the far south Sunday.