Monday's weather: Early rain, with some hail and thunder later

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Monday's weather: Early rain, with some hail and thunder later

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Today

Early morning rain in the south will clear to sunny spells and showers.

The showers will be fairly widespread by afternoon.

Many will be heavy, with some hail and thunder too.

A cool and breezy day with highest temperatures of 7 to 10 degrees in fresh and gusty westerly winds, which will be strong along Atlantic coasts.

Tonight

It will turn cold quickly after dark with frost setting in early tonight.

Showers will become isolated and mostly confined to Atlantic coasts, but they will turn wintry with snow on higher ground and possibly also on lower levels later.

Lowest temperatures between +1 and -1 degrees.

Moderate to fresh westerly winds will be strong and gusty along the coast and may reach gale force on north coasts.