Morning rain quickly clears SE England and then all areas return to colder, showery weather, especially in the north and west with some snow accumulations across Scotland, N Ireland and, to a lesser extent, across N England. Frost and ice possible. Highs 2C to 6C.
Wet and windy weather spreads eastwards through Saturday with all areas seeing a spell of moderate or heavy rain and strong winds too. Following from the west, later in the day will be colder conditions once again with showers and these turning wintry on higher ground in the north and west by the end of the day. Highs 3C to 8C.
Weekend weather - Wet and windy, then turning colder again with wintry showers
A cold and showery day is expected across many areas of the UK into Sunday with the showers most frequent across Scotland, Ireland, N England and Wales where they will be wintry on high ground along with some snow accumulations in places too. Showers fewer further south and east and here there will be some drier and brighter intervals. Cold-feeling day for all given a fresh or strong W or NW'ly wind.
A likely cold, frosty and perhaps icy start to next week is currently expected along with further wintry showers. The showers still most frequent across northern and western areas where additional snowfall is expected, especially on higher ground where some accumulations are possible. Showers fewer still further south and east where it will be drier and brighter. Fresh or still strong W or NW'ly wind with a noticeable wind-chill factor. Highs 2C to 6C