Weather: Low cloud and rain in north, with sunny spells elsewhere

Expect patchy rain in the north and west, particularly in western Scotland, with fine weather elsewhere.

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Today:

Occasional rain for parts of the west and northwest, heavy for parts of western Scotland, occasionally spilling across to northeast Scotland. Many southern, central and eastern areas fine with warm sunny spells developing after early fog and low cloud lifts.

Tonight:

Southeastern parts of the UK mostly fine with patchy low cloud and fog. Heavier rain crossing northern Scotland, while weakening rainband stalls, stretching roughly from eastern Scotland to southwest England.

Saturday:

Band of patchy rain, lying eastern Scotland to southwest England, giving way to scattered showers, possibly heavy later. Drier either side, with some warm sunshine developing, particularly across southeastern parts.

Outlook for Sunday to Tuesday:

Changeable with early fog and heavy showers through Sunday. Becoming drier by Monday, but remaining showery in the south. Wind and rain arriving in the northwest Tuesday. Temperatures near normal.