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A cold and breezy day with sunny spells and showery outbreaks, these heaviest over the hills.
Showers could turn wintry over the hills, with some temporary accumulations possible.
Maximum temperature 9 °C.
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More general rain spreading east in the morning, the rain heavy at times on the hills, but with some sheltered eastern areas staying dry.
A mild but windy day.
Maximum temperature 14 °C.
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Heavy and persistent rain is expected on Wednesday before gradually easing during Wednesday night.
Many places within the warning area will see 25-50 mm of rain, with around 100 mm possible over higher ground.
Heavy rain will gradually clear eastwards.
Gusts of 65 to 70 mph are expected along exposed coasts and over high ground such as the Pennines.
Gusts of 50 mph are likely more widely.