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UK 5 day weather forecast

Headline:

Wet in the far south. Brighter elsewhere.

Today:

Outbreaks of rain will move eastwards across southern England and the far south of Wales this morning, clearing by afternoon. Most other parts dry with sunny spells, but breezy and showery for northern Scotland.

Tonight:

Most areas seeing clear skies and light winds, allowing it to turn rather chilly with a few fog patches. Cloudy and breezy in the far northwest later.

Monday:

Most parts dry and bright once fog patches clear, though a little light rain possible in the far south. Heavy rain and gales developing across Northern Ireland and western Scotland.

Outlook for Tuesday to Thursday:

Outbreaks of rain, heavy at times, spreading southeast on Tuesday, then returning north and east across all areas on Wednesday. Sunny spells and showers on Thursday. Strong winds at times.

Updated:

UK long range weather forecast

A north/south split in weather conditions is likely over the latter part of next week, with rain and showers affecting the north, while the south holds on to drier weather. It may be windy at times, especially across the north and northwest, where gales are possible. Temperatures close to normal in the north and feeling rather mild in the south. Unsettled weather continues for many into the following week, with showers in northern areas likely to spread southwards. High pressure may develop across the UK throughout the rest of the period, with occasional frontal systems bringing some periods of rain. However, towards the end of the period, deep lower pressure is expected. Temperatures generally returning to above normal, however, cooler nights could make way for potential mist and fog.

Updated:

We may see lower pressure dominating through the rest of October. This lower pressure regime is likely to bring periods of rain across the UK, but some drier spells and potential mist and fog can be expected too, most likely at the beginning of the period. Temperatures likely to remain above normal throughout.

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