A fair day in much of central and southern England. Coud will be breaking with some bright or sunny spells breaking through. Cloudier skies elsewhere. Outbreaks of rain in western England, Wales and much of Scotland and Ireland. Windy too for Ireland, northwest England and Scotland. This afternoon sees the rain turning lighter and more drizzly in Scotland and Ireland. Drier elsewhere with some breaks in the cloud, but the best sunshine always to the south and east. Highs at 12 to 17C.
Cloud drifting onto western coasts and hills overnight. There is the risk of a few spots of drizzle. Some rain in western Ireland and western Scotland too with an increased wind here. Drier east and south with some clear skies. Lows at 5 to 9C.
High pressure east of the UK on Thursday with low pressure to the west. There may be some cloud through central and southern England at first, perhaps with a spot of drizzle or light rain, mainly on hills. Brighter elsewhere and dry with sunny spells. Remaining breezy in Scotland and western Ireland where there will be a further area of rain. The afternoon sees brighter spells breaking through the cloud in central England and Wales with most places dry. The best sunshine in the east. Highs at 11 to 16C.
High pressure remains over Europe, though a change in wind direction for the south of the UK with cooler east to southeasterly winds replacing the mild southerlies. Some low level cloud again for northern and western areas though this will break up throughout the day to bring sunny spells for most. A dry day with the best of the sunshine in central and north-eastern areas. High temperatures of 12 to 15C.