Weather: Rain or showers for many areas
Tonight: Frost and patchy fog in the north. Further rain and strong winds moving northeast
Many areas starting cloudy with rain or showers, some heavy. Becoming drier from the west with sunny spells, but strong winds in the south. Freezing fog patches slow to clear from northwest Scotland, else some sunshine after a frosty start.
Frost and patchy fog in the north. Further rain and strong winds moving northeast across much of England, Wales, Northern Ireland and later southwest Scotland. Becoming very mild in southwest.
Rain continuing northeastwards, some heavy in northwest, where possibly very windy for a time. Cloud breaking across some southern, central and eastern parts, where turning brighter and very mild.
Outlook for Thursday to Saturday:
Exceptionally mild. Unsettled with spells of rain and strong winds but also some decent drier and brighter interludes. Rain heaviest and most persistent over western hills.