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Largely dry with sunny spells. Rain in the far northwest.

Dry with bright or sunny spells for most. Patchy rain, mainly in the far northwest where it will turn heavier and more persistent later. Windy in the north with gales in the northwest. Milder than of late.

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Londonderry - Thick Cloud
Ullapool - Light Rain
Scrabster - Light Cloud
Aberystwyth - Thick Cloud
Newcastle upon Tyne - Sunny Intervals
Norwich - Light Cloud
Braemar - Light Cloud
Northampton - Light Cloud
Oban - Heavy Rain
Plymouth - Light Cloud
Southampton - Sunny Intervals
10°C 50°F Belfast
Cardiff 9°C 48°F
10°C 50°F Edinburgh
11°C 52°F London
Manchester 9°C 48°F
9°C 48°F St Helier
Lerwick 7°C 45°F

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UK Cold Spots

  1. 1 Carrbridge 2°C 36°F
  2. 2 Haslingden 4°C 39°F
  3. 3 Brize Norton 5°C 41°F
  4. 4 Bottesford 5°C 41°F
  5. 5 Penrhyn-Coch 6°C 43°F

UK Hot Spots

  1. 1 Craibstone 12°C 54°F
  2. 2 Anglesey 9°C 48°F
  3. 3 Chester 9°C 48°F
  4. 4 Derby 8°C 46°F
  5. 5 Lincoln 8°C 46°F

Temperatures are for the next 24 hours

BBC Weather in association with the Met Office

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