|SIGNIFICANT WEATHER: Gales (S). Heavy Precipitation (W). Wintry Precipitation (N Hills). |
SUMMARY: Unsettled for most areas with heavy rain and gales, but bright spells and wintry showers in the far N.
SYNOPTIC SITUATION: A frontal system associated with low pressure developing to the W of the U.K. moves over most of the country in a generally W or SW ly airflow.
WINDS: W or SW moderate or fresh, strong or gale force across the S.
WEATHER: Overcast over most areas as outbreaks of moderate or heavy rain and showers spread eastwards during the day. More showery in the far N and to the SE though, with some bright spells developing in between light showers, wintry over N hills.
TEMPERATURE: Well above average, though much colder in the N with overnight frost.
CONFIDENCE OF FORECAST: High 90%