Chillier air moves in from the northwest and it stays very windy across the country. Strong to gale force westerlies will drive frequent showers and pulses of rain across Britain and Ireland. A small low pressure system could develop over Ireland, Wales and England that could see snow for a time to lower levels over southern Ireland, Wales and the Midlands. Snow over hills to the north and west and potentially to lower levels across western Scotland as well. Drier to the east with some good bright spells. Highs typically at 3 to 8C.
Snow continues over western Scotland and spreads into the north of England through the night while wintry showers persist for western coasts and hills elsewhere. It stays very windy overnight with gales or severe gales for coasts, these strongest to the west. The best of any clear skies to the east. Overnight lows widely at -1 to 3C.
Strong northwesterly winds, gales for western coasts and hills, continue to affect the UK and Ireland as a deep low pressure system stays in charge to our northeast. Showers of rain, sleet and snow affect western coasts and hills across the country with the potential for heavy snow over northern Scotland and snow to lower levels across western Scotland. Mainly dry for central, southern and eastern parts of England with good spells of sunshine here. Chilly with high temperatures of 2 to 7C.
A strong northwesterly flow continues on Wednesday. The day starts breezy with frequent wintry showers to the west but both showers and winds ease for a spell through the afternoon. The far north of Scotland could see persistent rain, sleet and snow throughout the day. There will be good spells of sunshine for most. Rain arrives to the west of Ireland through the evening, accompanied by strengthening winds once more, reaching southwestern parts of the UK overnight. Highs at 2 to 7C.