Rain or showers. Becoming windy. Feeling cold overnight.

New Year's Eve weather.

NEW YEAR'S EVE:

Scattered showers initially, before rain quickly arrives.

The rain, sometimes heavy, will clear away eastwards this afternoon.

Breezy and brighter conditions will follow, along with a few showers later.

Maximum temperature 10 C (50 deg F).

NEW YEAR'S EVE NIGHT:

Although some places will have a dry start to the New Year, many locations will start off wet with blustery winds as showers spread east, sometimes heavy with hail.

Minimum temperature 4 C (39 deg F).

NEW YEAR'S DAY:

Rain and strong winds will spread east through the morning, with gusts of 50 to 60 mph likely.

Heavy showers follow later.

Localised flooding possible.

Maximum temperature 11 C (52 deg F).

OUTLOOK:

Thursday windy with sunshine and scattered showers, perhaps with hail and thunder.

Friday and Saturday showers or rain, and very windy on Friday.

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