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The forecast is more like winter than late April - with wintry showers, hail and chilly temperatures.
To put a more positive spin on it - here are some of the pictures I have been sent of the dramatic weather over the last 24 hours.
Starting cold and bright with the odd coastal shower.
Through the day wintry showers will become more widespread, perhaps with some hail and thunder mixed in during the afternoon.
Maximum Temperature 8 °C.
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A quick look at the cloud satellite and rain radar from today will show you just what a mix of weather we have going on.
Sunny spells, patchy cloud and plenty of showers.
With our winds coming from the north the temperatures are very low for the time of year - feeling like 4C or below in the northerly winds.
That means the showers have been falling as a mixture of rain, sleet and snow - even down to lower levels.
Chuck in some heavy downpours of hail and we have a very active set up that will last through the next few days.