Weather: Wet and windy in the northwest, with dry skies in south

The northwest is in for rain and strong winds, while England and Wales are mostly dry with good sunny spells



Rain and strong winds in the northwest gradually moving southwards whilst weakening. Becoming clearer in the far north with a few showers. England and Wales mostly dry with good sunny spells. Rather warm in the east and south in sunshine.


Weakening area of rain moving south across north England and Wales. Dry with clear spells to the south. Further rain and strong winds arriving in the north.


Some rain in western areas, particularly northwest Scotland, south Wales and southwest England. Mostly dry eastern areas with sunny spells. Rather warm in the southeast.

Outlook for Friday to Sunday:

Patchy rain at times for northern and western areas Friday. Elsewhere, staying mainly fine and warm throughout, though some rain or showers in places Saturday and Sunday, locally heavy/thundery.