Today:A cloudy day across the region with some outbreaks of mostly light rain or drizzle, although these mainly confined to southern and western parts by evening. Feeling cold as a northeasterly breeze picks up. Maximum temperature 7 deg C (45 deg F).

Tonight:Patchy light rain or drizzle will become confined to the far south of the region overnight, but it will stay cloudy across most parts. Minimum temperature 3 deg C (37 deg F).

Friday:After a cloudy start, it should slowly brighten up with some sunny intervals developing, but still perhaps the odd light shower. Feeling chilly in the strengthening northeast wind. Maximum temperature 8 deg C (46 deg F).

Outlook for Saturday to Monday:Staying dry through the weekend with some sunny spells, but feeling cold with brisk east or southeast winds. A frost in places on Monday, then dry with some sunshine.