Weather: Very windy! Spell of heavy rain.

Strong and gusty winds with a spell of rain for Saturday (Photo: STAN LEIGH) Photo:

Dry start, then rain and gales. Clearer tonight, less windy.

Saturday:

Dry, bright, chilly start. Cloud thickening later in the morning, limiting the brightness. Rain will spread east after around lunchtime, becoming heavy in places - especially over the hills. Winds will reach gale force, with severe gales possible for the Pennines and Cheviots. Maximum Temperature 10 °C.

Overnight:

Rain should clear by midnight and winds will slowly ease. Clear spells will develop, with most places becoming dry. Temperatures will drop low enough for a touch of ground frost. Minimum Temperature 4 °C.

Sunday:

Dry with good sunny spells at first. Cloud will increase a little by the afternoon, with showery outbreaks of rain developing by evening. Rain will turn locally heavy and more persistent by dusk. Windy again later. Maximum Temperature 11 °