UK Weather: Becoming milder and more unsettled, particularly in the north

A little milder than Thursday for most

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Today:

Fairly cloudy with some bright spells, best of these in the east and at first in the south. Some patchy rain, mostly in the west and far north with the odd heavier burst. A little milder than Thursday for most.

Tonight:

Mostly cloudy with some sporadic rain in western parts. This becoming more widespread and heavier for north and west Scotland overnight along with strengthening winds. Much milder than recent nights.

Saturday:

Rain over Scotland, sometimes heavy, moving southwards but likely easing as it reaches the south later. Windy, particularly in the north with coastal gales, locally severe later in far north.

Outlook for Sunday to Tuesday:

Sunny spells Sunday, but windy in the north with showers. Rain across the north Monday gradually transferring south Tuesday, staying mainly dry in the south. Showers following across the north.