OTTAWA -- Cloud cover has returned to the capital and it looks like it'll stick around for the next few days.

Environment Canada's forecast for Sunday, Oct. 18 is overcast, with a seasonal high of 12°C.

There is the possibility of a little bit of afternoon sun, but the sky should remain mainly cloudy through the day. The forecast also includes a 30 per cent chance of showers in the afternoon and the early evening hours.

Late Sunday night and overnight into Monday morning, there's a 70 per cent chance of showers. The overnight low is 9°C.

Monday's forecast includes a 70 per cent chance of showers through the day with the temperature holding steady around 11°C until the evening.

Showers continue Monday night into Tuesday. Tuesday's forecast is cooler, 9°C for a high, with a 40 per cent chance of showers. Wednesday's outlook also includes showers.

A sunnier sky is expected on Thursday.