Dry and bright for many with temperatures topping 26C

Today will be dry and bright for many parts, with the best of the sunshine in the south-west and western parts of Wales.

Credit: Met Office

Scattered showers will develop through Northern Ireland and Scotland through the morning, turning heavy at times this afternoon.

Away from here there is a chance of a few isolated showers in the far south-east later as well.

It will feel a touch fresher with less humid conditions for many with a top temperature 26C.