UK Weather forecast: Sunshine and showers this afternoon across the Meridian region before turning drier overnight

Weather for the west of the region.

Weather for the east of the region.

This afternoon:Breezy with a mix of sunny spells and scattered showers. These will be heavy at times with gusty winds. Maximum temperature 17 deg C (63 deg F).

Tonight:Showers gradually dying out through the evening to leave most places dry with clear skies overnight and lighter winds. However, the odd shower may continue to affect southwestern parts. Minimum temperature 7 deg C (45 deg F).

Thursday:A largely dry morning with sunny spells and light winds. In the afternoon cloud and southwesterly winds will increase from the west, bringing a few outbreaks of rain. Maximum temperature 18 deg C (64 deg F).

Outlook for Friday to Sunday:Cloudy and windy Friday, with outbreaks of rain, heaviest and most frequent in the west. Lighter winds over the weekend but remaining rather cloudy with patchy light rain and drizzle.