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Wet and windy start to the New Year

Today:

Windy with gales in places, locally severe for Northern Ireland, southern Scotland and the far north of England. Persistent and at times heavy rain will move southeast, followed by colder, showery conditions, with some snow over hills in the northwest.

Tonight:

Windy with gales in places, locally severe for Northern Ireland, southern Scotland and the far north of England. Persistent and at times heavy rain will move southeast, followed by colder, showery conditions, with some snow over hills in the northwest.

Tuesday:

Bright and breezy with some showers, mainly in the north and west, heavy at times and wintry over hills from Wales northwards. Showers tending to ease later. Feeling cooler.

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