Senior weather presenter Alex Deakin sets the scene. He said: “On Saturday we have a more unusual weather pattern establishing with a col centred over the UK. A col sits in the middle of two areas of high pressure and two areas of low pressure. This creates relatively settled conditions, especially inland, with weakening winds and clearing skies allowing a greater extent of frosts and fog to become established albeit temporarily for Saturday morning. Nearer the coasts, showers - some heavy - are likely to be more of a feature.” 

Remembrance Sunday

Matthew Lehnert is a Met Office Chief Meteorologist. He said: “Low pressure is never too far away, and a band of rain is expected to arrive across the southwest on Saturday evening. Rain is expected to make erratic progress northeast during Sunday, reaching Northern Ireland and affecting much of southern and western England and Wales by noon on Remembrance Sunday. There is the possibility of some strong winds accompanying the rain, most likely in the south of the UK.” 

Into early next week, the situation is expected to remain unsettled with further spells of rain and strong winds at times affecting much of the UK, especially southern parts. However, there is a degree of uncertainty in the exact details of the forecast at this range. 

The worst of the wetter weather is expected to clear east later Monday, but showery conditions will follow. 

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