This Evening and Tonight:
Locally heavy showers should become more frequent through the evening leaving a chill in the air, especially over high ground.
Showers should clear away in the early morning. Minimum temperature 2 °C.
Friday will see a dry and bright start for many.
An approaching band of heavy rain from the west will spread throughout the day, bringing cold conditions and strengthening winds. Maximum temperature 12 °C.
Outlook for Saturday to Monday:
The heavy and persistent rain will continue through Saturday.
Sunday will be brighter with some lingering blustery showers. Monday is expected to be colder but calmer with long sunny spells.