Conditions are to take a turn for the better this weekend as temperatures will be “relatively mild” for the time of the year.
Following a week of cold weather, Britons will be relieved to see temperatures rise to close to 10C on Friday afternoon for most of country.
The Met has warned however that a heavy band of weather will approach on Friday evening.
Commenting on the weather outlook, Met Office meteorologist, Alex Deakin said: “For most it’s a rather grey day on Friday but again it’s a rather dry day again with at times some drizzle on the hills in the north and west.
“For most it will be dry but rather drab and relatively mild for the time of year.
“Temperatures will around or a touch above average, we may even reach double digits.”
Following a fairly mild Friday, the UK will be covered by a blanket of grey cloud followed by a heavy weather front that will hit Scotland on Friday night.
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Mr Deakin added the weather front will drop down throughout the rest of the UK from Friday to Saturday.
The weather front will bring with it heavy winds throughout Saturday in what will be a “windy weekend”.
Mr Deakin said: “That first weather front will bring some patchy rain across England and Wales spreading south throughout the day.
“The next weather front will pick the rain up around Northern Ireland and push into western Scotland where it will be quite wet night on Saturday.
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“That rain could turn quite heavy.”
Elsewhere for many it will be dry and cloudy with the sunny spells for eastern Scotland and north eastern parts of England.
Mr Deakin added temperatures will rise on Saturday as many parts of the country hit 10 or 11C on Saturday.
“Through the course of Saturday evening weather fronts continue to push southwards but it stays blustery going into Sunday.
“It will be very windy across northern Scotland and it stays fairly cloudy.”
There was a word of warning, however as the weather will once again drop to lower levels at the start of the working week.
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