Weather: West stays wet and windy, east largely dry

More wet and windy weather is on its way to western parts of the country.

There will be heavy spells of rain overnight towards western parts of Scotland and also Northern Ireland, and the winds will although strengthen across the UK, eventually moving south tomorrow afternoon.

The eastern part of the UK will remain largely dry.

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