UK weather: Mild start to week with rain across large parts of Britain

Rain in the west spreading east, perhaps heavy in places. Brighter across parts of Northern Ireland later

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Today:

Some early fog in southeastern areas of England, then brighter for a time. Elsewhere mostly cloudy. Rain in the west spreading east, perhaps heavy in places. Brighter across parts of Northern Ireland later. Mild everywhere, warm in any brighter spells.

Tonight:

Rain easing but still patchy drizzle. Heavier rain may skirt the south coast and returns to the west later. Hill fog affecting some areas. Very mild but rather breezy.

Tuesday:

Some southeastern areas of England mainly dry, with some bright and warm spells. Many other areas cloudy with areas of rain, some heavy, moving northeast. Breezy and very mild.

Outlook for Wednesday to Friday:

Showers or longer spells of rain on Wednesday and Thursday. Often windy with coastal gales. Turning drier and less windy into Friday but still showery for some and noticeably colder.