|SIGNIFICANT WEATHER: Gales (W). Heavy Precipitation (W). Wintry Precipitation (N hills). |
SUMMARY: Rain and showers spread across many areas, locally heavy in the W.
SYNOPTIC SITUATION: Low pressure dominates to the N of the U.K., pushing a trough and associated frontal system eastwards during the day, producing a mild and unsettled W ly airflow.
WIND: SW or W fresh or strong, gale force in the W.
WEATHER: Overcast across many areas, particularly the W, as outbreaks of locally heavy rain and showers move through during the day, turning wintry over high ground in the N. Drier and brighter spells however develop between the showers across the S and E.
TEMPERATURE: Generally above average, cooler in the N with risk of frost.
CONFIDENCE OF FORECAST: High 90%