UK Weather: Rain across central areas, dry in south, showers in north

Here is what to expect from the weather today



Low cloud clearing, then bright and very mild in the south. Cloud and outbreaks of rain and drizzle clearing from Northern Ireland and southern Scotland, becoming slow moving over Wales and northern England. Sunny spells and blustery showers in north.


Patchy fog in south and later Northern Ireland, else many central and southern areas cloudy with rain or drizzle at times. Clear spells and showers in the north, where windy.


Dull and misty across many central and southern parts of England and Wales, with patchy rain or drizzle. Bright in far south-east. Sunny spells and a few showers further north.

Outlook for Thursday to Saturday

Mostly dry Thursday with fog patches clearing to sunny spells. Unsettled, thereafter, with rain and strong winds affecting many regions on Friday, with sunny spells and showers following for Saturday.