Wednesday's weather: Scattered showers with highs of 20 degrees expected

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Wednesday's weather: Scattered showers with highs of 20 degrees expected

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Often rather cloudy today Wednesday, with mist and fog in places at first and a risk of occasional light rain, but some warm hazy sunshine in places also, particularly over the midlands and east of the country.

Rain will turn more persistent in the west from late afternoon with scattered outbreaks spreading east this evening.

Highs of 17 to 20 degrees in mostly moderate southerly winds, fresh to strong near the Atlantic Seaboard.

Outbreaks of rain and drizzle spreading countrywide for a time, followed by clear spells and scattered light showers.

Lows of 10 to 12 degrees Celsius. Moderate to fresh southerly winds veering southwesterly with the clearance of the rain.