Wednesday weather woes: A dull and damp start!

Wednesday: Rain will continue to push north during the morning, occasionally heavy across western hills. However, brighter weather will follow into the afternoon, but with some heavy showers too. Remaining windy. Maximum temperature 16 °C.

Outlook for Thursday to Saturday: Becoming wet and windy through Thursday with gales, locally severe along coasts. Thereafter, unsettled with showers or longer spells of rain, but also some drier, brighter interludes. Cooler than recently.