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29 March 2011 - Dry weather through much of this month is expected to end as unsettled conditions move across the UK.

Some heavy rain is likely, especially over northern and western parts of the country, although in some eastern parts rainfall amounts may be relatively small.

Met Office Chief Forecaster Martin Young said: "The change to more unsettled conditions follows a dry spell over large parts of the UK. Some locations have only seen a few millimetres of rain during March, but these totals will be added to by the end of the month."

Our 30 day forecast for April indicates a return to average rainfall amounts through the month, with southern and eastern regions likely to see the most of any dry weather.

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Last updated: 30 March 2011