Weather: Colder with sunshine and blustery showers

Aidan McGivern
Aidan McGivern

Further north windy and cold; inland areas mainly clear but blustery showers around coasts, wintry on Scottish hills.

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Today:

Many southern areas rather cloudy but dry, after any fog clears; odd spots of drizzle in places but some sunnier breaks too. Rain in the northwest will move gradually south, followed by windier, colder weather with sunshine and blustery showers.

Tonight:

Weakening rainband continues southeastwards across remaining southern areas, clearing most areas later. Further north windy and cold; inland areas mainly clear but blustery showers around coasts, wintry on Scottish hills.

Thursday:

A colder day nearly everywhere, emphasised by brisk winds. Plenty of sunny weather well inland, while areas exposed to the north will see occasional blustery showers punctuated by sunny intervals.

Outlook for Friday to Sunday:

Rain moving south on Friday followed by showers which will be wintry at times and continue through Saturday. Drier on Sunday. Very windy for a time, potentially disruptive gales.