The coming weekend is expected to be largely dry and sunny, but the next couple of days will be anything but.
There are widespread showers this morning, with high winds forecast, reaching gale force at times.
Thursday will see the usual mix of sunshine and showers, some of them heavy.
And Friday will be a mainly dry day, with a few lingering showers in the north and west.
Over the weekend, long sunny periods are expected, with temperatures reaching 24C.