A cloudy start with patchy rain soon clearing to the north.
Dry after this with warm sunny spells developing and staying fine into the evening.
Breezy near the coast. Maximum Temperature23°C.
Dry to start this evening before heavy showers and thunderstorms move northwards across the region overnight, with hail, squally winds and some torrential downpours in places.
Drier conditions follow from the south later. Minimum Temperature 14°C.
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With large amounts of energy again available in this atmosphere storms could be severe, with torrential downpours and large hail.
30 mm of rain is possible in less than an hour, with as much as 50 mm possible in 3 hours very locally.
A stunning video of the lightning storm that swept across the region last night has been posted on Twitter.
Nathan McMillan took the video in Eastriggs, in Dumfries and Galloway.
Isolated heavy, and possibly severe, thunderstorms are expected to develop on Friday evening.
These are likely to become more frequent later and spread northwards towards southern Scotland.
Some torrential downpours are possible leading to localised surface water flooding, with large hail and frequent lightning also possible hazards.
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Thunderstorms hit the region throughout the night.
This dramatic picture was taken overlooking St Bees Head.
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