Weather: very windy with showers, some wintry

There'll be sunshine and scattered showers today, more frequent in the north and west. The showers will be often wintry over high ground, particularly in the north, and possibly at lower levels later in the day.

It'll be windy with coastal gales likely and feeling cold. Maximum temperature 8 deg C (46 deg F).

It'll be a cold night with clear spells and isolated wintry showers. It'll stay windy with gales possible along coasts. Minimum temperature 1 deg C (34 deg F).

Friday will see a cold start with sunshine and showers, wintry at times. A band of rain will spread east through the afternoon, heavy at times. It'll stay windy with a risk of gales later. Maximum temperature 10 deg C (50 deg F).