UK Today

Rain becoming slow-moving across central UK today. Winds largely easing.

Rain across Scotland and Northern Ireland at first will continue southeastwards, stalling across Wales and parts of northern England by late afternoon. Brighter, colder conditions will follow across the northwest, but it will remain cloudy and mild in the southeast.

Map of the United Kingdom


Londonderry - Partly Cloudy
Ullapool - Partly Cloudy
Scrabster - Light Cloud
Aberystwyth - Thick Cloud
Newcastle upon Tyne - Light Cloud
Norwich - Thick Cloud
Braemar - Light Rain
Northampton - Light Cloud
Oban - Heavy Rain Shower
Plymouth - Thick Cloud
Southampton - Thick Cloud
12°C 54°F Belfast
Cardiff 12°C 54°F
12°C 54°F Edinburgh
12°C 54°F London
Manchester 11°C 52°F
12°C 54°F St Helier
Lerwick 11°C 52°F

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UK Forecast Last updated 23:57, Tuesday 1 Dec

UK Cold Spots

  1. 1 Carrbridge -2°C 28°F
  2. 2 Aberdeen 1°C 34°F
  3. 3 Hawick 1°C 34°F
  4. 4 Kilmarnock 2°C 36°F
  5. 5 Paisley 2°C 36°F

UK Hot Spots

  1. 1 Lossiemouth 14°C 57°F
  2. 2 Par 13°C 55°F
  3. 3 Nuneaton 12°C 54°F
  4. 4 Bracknell 12°C 54°F
  5. 5 Mickleover 11°C 52°F

Temperatures are for the next 24 hours

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