UK weather: Unsettled, very mild at first

Rain clearing quickly eastwards across England and Wales to leave a blustery but very mild day with sunny spells.

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Today:

Heavy rain moving northwards and becoming slow-moving across central Scotland, gradually easing. Rain clearing quickly eastwards across England and Wales to leave a blustery but very mild day with sunny spells.

Tonight:

Bands of cloud and rain moving northeastwards across most parts with clear spells in between. Becoming windy in the west with coastal gales, but remaining mild.

Saturday:

A band of rain will move eastwards across most parts. Turning brighter in the west before blustery showers develop later. Windy, with severe gales in the far northwest. Staying mild.

Outlook for Sunday to Tuesday:

Rather windy with sunny spells and showers, or some longer spells of rain. Turning colder from the north from Monday onward with snow showers developing across parts of Scotland.