Weather: Staying unsettled with heavy rain at times

Strong and gusty winds in places, and feeling less mild than recently

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Today:

Heavy rain moving northeastwards across many parts, followed by sunny spells and blustery showers. Strong and gusty winds in places, and feeling less mild than recently.

Tonight:

Clear spells at first before another band of heavy rain arrives in western areas and moves quickly eastwards, accompanied by blustery winds.

Saturday:

Heavy rain clearing eastern areas, then all parts seeing a mixture of sunny spells and showers. The showers will be most frequent in the west with a risk of thunder.

Outlook for Sunday to Tuesday:

Changeable with showers, longer spells of rain, and some limited sunny/clear spells in-between. Often windy, with gales around southern and western coasts at times. Temperatures a little below average.