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Fine and often sunny. Isolated showers. Cold tonight.

A fine, dry and often sunny day for most. However isolated showers are likely, especially across central and eastern areas. These could turn heavy with a risk of thunder during the afternoon. Best of the drier weather in the southwest.

Map of the United Kingdom

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Londonderry - Light Cloud
Ullapool - Sunny Intervals
Scrabster - Light Rain Shower
Aberystwyth - Sunny Intervals
Newcastle upon Tyne - Light Cloud
Norwich - Heavy Rain
Braemar - Heavy Rain Shower
Northampton - Light Rain Shower
Oban - Sunny Intervals
Plymouth - Light Cloud
Southampton - Sunny Intervals
15°C 59°F Belfast
Cardiff 16°C 61°F
14°C 57°F Edinburgh
18°C 64°F London
Manchester 16°C 61°F
16°C 61°F St Helier
Lerwick 13°C 55°F

UK Forecast Video

UK Forecast Last updated 12:04, Saturday 23 Aug

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UK Cold Spots

  1. 1 Braemar 4°C 39°F
  2. 2 Rugby 7°C 45°F
  3. 3 Portree 7°C 45°F
  4. 4 Basingstoke 8°C 46°F
  5. 5 Salisbury 8°C 46°F

UK Hot Spots

  1. 1 Heathrow 20°C 68°F
  2. 2 Reading 18°C 64°F
  3. 3 Chelmsford 18°C 64°F
  4. 4 Ilfracombe 16°C 61°F
  5. 5 Guernsey Airport 16°C 61°F

Temperatures are for the next 24 hours

BBC Weather in association with the Met Office

All times are BST (Europe/London, GMT+0100) unless otherwise stated