Weather: Heavy rain southern Scotland and northern England, Windy and mild.

Mostly dry to the north and in the south and east. Staying windy and very mild.

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Today:

Rain, heavy and persistent on hills, affecting southern Scotland, northern England and perhaps north Wales is likely to lead to some flooding in places. Mostly dry to the north and in the south and east. Staying windy and very mild.

Tonight:

Further rain, heavy on hills, affecting southern Scotland, northern England and Wales. Mostly dry to the north and south of here. Windy and mild or very mild.

Thursday:

Band of rain, heavy on hills, sinking slowly southeast to lie southwest England, Wales to northeast England by evening. Further localised flooding in the west possible. Windy and very mild.

Outlook for Friday to Sunday:

Persistent rain across some western parts of England and Wales will ease/clear through Friday. Showers or longer spells of rain will follow into the weekend. Often windy, with gales likely.