READERS have been sending in pictures of this afternoon's hail storm.

The storm came down heavy this afternoon and led to some picturesque sights, although some without their brolly were caught up in it.

The forecast for the rest of the day is light rain showers, and sunny intervals, with temperatures falling to 5C overnight.

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The showers continue early morning tomorrow, before clearing for a brighter day, reaching a high of 14C.

The forecast is for it to be dry over the weekend, with a high of 14C and a low of 3C, but the early forecast is regular rain showers most of next week.