Weather: Unsettled skies with patchy rain and cloud

The weather is forecast to be unsettled, with patchy rain and occassional sunshine in parts of the UK.

Published

Today:

Rather cloudy, though some sunshine to the lee of high ground where it will be quite warm. Patchy light rain or drizzle in places, mainly across western coasts and hills, with a more organised band across parts of northern Scotland.

Tonight:

Some rain in northern Scotland with patchy drizzle across some parts of England, Wales & Northern Ireland, but some drier, clearer gaps - especially to the lee of high ground.

Thursday:

Cloudy start with areas of light rain and drizzle. Cloud breaking up through the day with a scattering of showers developing. These locally heavy across central areas.

Outlook for Friday to Sunday:

Sunny spells for many on Friday but rain arriving in the west. Turning warmer into the weekend but increasingly unsettled with a spell of rain for most, heavy in places.