Rather cloudy with frequent heavy, blustery rain or hail showers. The showers may be thundery at times, especially around midday, before becoming less frequent in the afternoon with some sunny spells developing. Strong to gale force westerly or northwesterly winds. Maximum temperature 7 °C.
Clear spells and occasional showers this evening with a risk of severe northwesterly gales for a time, especially across Orkney. Overnight most places become dry and the winds ease. Minimum temperature 3 °C.
A bright and dry morning with sunny spells. However cloud increases through the afternoon with patchy light rain or drizzle developing. Occasionally strong northwesterly winds backing westerly and easing. Maximum temperature 8 °C.
Outlook for Tuesday to Thursday:
Rather cloudy and milder through the middle of the week with outbreaks of mainly light rain and drizzle. Occasionally strong westerly or southwesterly winds, with a risk of gales Thursday.
UK long range weather forecast
Through the latter part of next week, high pressure will continue to dominate bringing widely settled, if at times rather cloudy weather. That said, in any sunshine it will feel pleasantly warm, especially where winds are light. Any rain is likely to be confined to the far north and northwest. As we head through next weekend and into the following week, many areas are likely to turn more unsettled. Cloudier, wetter and breezier conditions across the northwest are likely to move southeastwards at times, but tend to fragment as they do so, meaning relatively little rain for parts of the south. Brighter, showery interludes will then affect the north at times. Temperatures are likely to trend close to average, with some colder interludes possible, particularly in the north.
At the start of this period it looks most likely that we will see changeable conditions as spells of wet and windy weather spread southeastwards across the UK. The most unsettled conditions are likely to be in the northwest, with more settled weather across southeastern areas. Temperatures should be near average for most. Towards the middle of the month confidence is low; however there is a possibility that we may see a return of more widely settled and drier weather. Some wetter interludes are still possible, particularly in the northwest. It could well turn warm at times, particularly in the south.