Met Office: Weather drier in most areas of UK

The weather forecast for the week ahead.



Sunny spells developing in many areas today, though parts of southeast Scotland and northeast England staying dull. Scattered showers likely across the southern half of the UK, though many will escape the showers and remain dry. Less windy than yesterday.


Many areas staying dry but turning cloudier overnight, cloud in North Sea coastal areas thick for patchy rain. Meanwhile, showers, some perhaps heavy, likely affect parts of southern England.


Warm sunny spells developing in many areas, but parts of eastern and central England may remain cloudy. Heavy showers, perhaps with thunder developing over parts of southern England.

Outlook for Monday to Wednesday:

Largely fine with warm sunny spells after some locally chilly nights. Cloudier with periods of rain, heavy and possibly thundery at times in the south, becoming confined to the southeast.