Low pressure brings rain and cloud as well as strong winds through much of central and eastern Scotland (snow on hills), northern England, north Wales and the north Midlands this morning. Patchy rain in Northern Ireland, although drier and brighter for southern Ireland and the far south of England and Wales. The afternoon sees more rain in eastern and southern Scotland as well as northern England and Wales. Brighter in the south. A few showers in Ireland but brighter and drier south. A windy afternoon for much of the UK and feeling cold in the wind. Tops at 5 to 10C.
Rain clears east overnight. Becoming drier with clearer skies. Temperatures will be falling quickly as the clear skies arrive allowing for a frost in Scotland and Ireland. Cloud will be slower to clear England and Wales. Lows at 0C in Scotland and Ireland, 6C in southeast England.
Low pressure pushes rain into Ireland on Friday morning. A ridge of high pressure over the UK bringing sunshine to start the morning,. Cloud increases from the west through the morning and into the afternoon with the rain pushing east and reaching all but the far east of East Anglia and southeast England by evening. Rain will be heaviest in southwest Scotland, the isle of Man, north and west Wales and northwest England. Winds increasing in the west too. Highs at 5 to 9C.
A breezy, showery westerly airflow on Saturday affecting all parts of the UK and Ireland. The most frequent of the showers will be over western coasts and hills. Eastern areas tending to see less showers and more sunny spells, especially in the morning. A tendency for increased cloud in the afternoon through southern England. Frequent outbreaks of rain or showers in northern and western Scotland as well as western Ireland. Highs at 6 to 11C.