UK Weather: Mostly dry on Tuesday, becoming sunnier Wednesday

What to expect if you're out and about in the UK today

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Today:

Mostly cloudy start across England and Wales with possible drizzle, and patchy thick fog in the east and south. Sunnier breaks further north and west, before Scotland and Northern Ireland see rain followed by blustery, heavy showers. Windy and colder.

Tonight:

Weakening rain band crossing southern UK followed by clearer conditions. Further north, blustery showers, some heavy, especially for northern and western Scotland, wintry on higher hills. Windy and chilly here.

Wednesday:

Showers in northern and western areas will slowly ease, although replaced by evening rain in northwest UK. Further south, a mainly dry day with sunny spells. Somewhat cooler and breezier.

Outlook for Thursday to Saturday:

Most regions dry and very mild with variable, often large amounts of cloud. Rain across the far northwest sinking further south on Saturday and turning colder from the north.