Mostly dry, sunny and warm today. Turning unsettled from Wednesday.
After a cloudy start it will be a mostly dry, sunny and warm day for many. However, there is the chance of a few isolated thundery showers breaking out during the afternoon, mainly over the hills, these fading later. Maximum temperature 24 °C.
Any isolated thundery showers will fade this evening to leave mostly dry conditions. However, cloud and outbreaks of rain, locally heavy and thundery, will arrive across southern parts overnight. Minimum temperature 9 °C.
Cloudy with outbreaks of rain, heavy and possibly thundery, continuing to move north during the morning. Brighter conditions with scattered showers following during the afternoon. Breezy and feeling fresher. Maximum temperature 18 °C.
Outlook for Thursday to Saturday:
Staying unsettled with further heavy and thundery showers Thursday and Friday. Possibly a spell of wet and windy weather arriving from the west Saturday, with coastal gales possible. Feeling fresher.
UK long range weather forecast
Next weekend could be very unsettled, with often heavy rain and the risk of gales, especially in the west and southwest. Thunder and hail are likely at times and temperatures will mainly be on the cold side of average. Thereafter, for the remainder of April and into early May, unsettled conditions are likely to dominate, with a chance of showers or longer spells of rain and some periods of stronger winds, especially in the west and southwest. Whilst some rain is expected at times, there could be a shift towards more settled conditions later. Temperatures will most likely be near normal in the west, and slightly warmer than the seasonal average in the south and southeast.
For the middle of May, some rain and unsettled conditions are likely, especially at first. However, a shift towards more settled conditions than of late is probable. Whilst some rain is possible at times, a good deal of fine and dry weather is most likely, with temperatures mostly above the seasonal average. Any warmer conditions are most likely in the south and southeast.