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Weather: Cloudy weekend. Cold spell next week

Turninf much colder into next week: Widespread frosts, ice, sun and wintry showers Photo: NELSON ALLEN

Saturday

It will be mainly dry and cloudy. A little drizzle is possible over hills at times with mist. Some bright spells are possible in eastern areas. Brisk westerly winds will ease later. Highs 11 °C.

Overnight

Generally cloudy with a little rain or drizzle for a time, particularly over hills, then clearing later. Some mist and fog patches may form as skies clear from the north (A frost for rural Northumberland). Light winds. Lows -1 °C in the north, 3°C in the south.

Sunday

Mist and fog patches will clear slowly. Some bright spells are possible for a time, but cloud will increase with light rain later, especially in the west. Lighter winds. Highs 10 °C.

Outlook

Rain at first on Monday, then brighter and colder conditions start to push in from the north with showers.

Tuesday and Wednesday will be cold with frost and ice and a brisk northwesterly wind. Some lovely winter sunshine is expected but also a feed of showers - especially by Wednesday where they will be wintry at times, especially over hills with snow likely to settle above 200m.