Tuesday's weather: A cold start, with rain to spread this afternoon

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Today

Today will start cold with frost and fog clearing as southerly winds freshen.

A dry, bright morning in midland and eastern areas, but rain in the west will become persistent and heavy and extend eastwards during the afternoon.

Afternoon temperatures 5 to 8 degrees generally, but 9 or 10 degrees along Atlantic coasts.

Tonight

This evening rain will gradually clear the east and tonight will become mostly dry for a time.

Fresh southerly winds will veer westerly with the clearance and ease.

Lowest temperatures will fall to between 1 and 6 degrees with a slight frost for a time.

Southwesterly winds will freshen later as showery rain in the west pushes eastwards towards morning.