It will be a cloudy and damp start for Powys this morning, though the weather will brighten up through the day.

Looking at the Met Office forecast for Newtown, overcast clouds will part for sunshine around midday but will cloud over again soon after, and temperatures will continue to rise throughout the morning, peaking at eight degrees.

Into the evening temperatures will cool, dropping to four degrees by 9pm.

Though the Met Office does not expect rain to fall for much of the day, there is a 50 per cent chance of rain before 10am.


Giving the forecast for Wales, a Met Office spokesman said: “Cloudy and damp first thing but turning brighter and colder throughout the day. Long lived sunshine by the afternoon, but feeling cold in a northwesterly breeze. Maximum temperature nine degrees.

“Staying dry with largely clear skies overnight for most across Wales. Temperatures dropping leading to a widespread frost by the morning. Minimum temperature -3 degrees.”

For Thursday, the Met Office spokesman added: “A sunny day with lighter winds than Wednesday, though still feeling cold with a frosty morning and evening. Maximum temperature seven degrees.”