UK weather: Windy today with rain moving northeastwards followed by showers

In the south and west, early rain, heavy at times, followed by sunny spells and showers later

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Today:

Early cloud and patchy rain in the north and east clearing to sunny spells for a time before cloud and rain return. In the south and west, early rain, heavy at times, followed by sunny spells and showers later. Windy.

Tonight:

Often rather cloudy with showers or longer spells of rain, heaviest and most frequent showers probably over southern, western and central parts during the early hours. Becoming less windy.

Saturday:

Sunny spells and showers for many, though showers will tend to ease from the south later. Dull, wet and windy weather developing in the west and southwest during the afternoon.

Outlook for Sunday to Tuesday:

Unsettled on Sunday with showers or rain, wettest and windiest in the northwest, some brighter spells too. Drier for most on Monday and Tuesday, though rain in the northwest.