Weather for the west of the region.

Weather for the east of the region.

Thursday: Early rain soon clearing eastern areas then frequent squally showers following, often heavy with possible hail. A windy day with coastal gales. A drier end to the day is likely. Maximum temperature 9 deg C (48 deg F).

Outlook for Friday to Sunday: Bright, frosty start to Friday then increasingly breezy with rain arriving later. Very unsettled and milder for the weekend with wet and windy weather and strong winds or gales.