Heavy rain, snow and gales

Wet conditions

29 March 2010

Our forecasters are predicting a spell of very unsettled weather to affect parts of the country over the next few days.

As well as heavy rain, some parts of northern England, Northern Ireland and southern Scotland could see a spell of heavy snow, especially over higher ground, bringing the risk of disruptions to travel.

Chief Forecaster, Chris Tubbs, said: "March weather is typically mixed and snow is not unusual at this time of the year. All parts will see rain for a time and there is the risk of local flooding in places."

Strong winds with gales on some coasts will make conditions feel even colder.

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Last updated: 5 August 2011