UK Today

Turning very windy with rain spreading east later.

A bright start for many, although wintry showers will continue across the far north with sunny spells too. Cloud, rain and strong winds will then spread eastwards through the afternoon, with gales developing around coasts, locally severe in the west.

Map of the United Kingdom


Londonderry - Light Rain
Ullapool - Light Rain Shower
Scrabster - Sunny Intervals
Aberystwyth - Heavy Rain
Newcastle upon Tyne - Light Cloud
Norwich - Sunny Intervals
Braemar - Light Rain Shower
Northampton - Light Cloud
Oban - Heavy Rain Shower
Plymouth - Light Rain
Southampton - Light Cloud
6°C 43°F Belfast
Cardiff 8°C 46°F
7°C 45°F Edinburgh
12°C 54°F London
Manchester 8°C 46°F
9°C 48°F St Helier
Lerwick 4°C 39°F

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UK Forecast Last updated 13:00, Monday 30 Mar

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UK Cold Spots

  1. 1 Braemar 0°C 32°F
  2. 2 Muchalls 2°C 36°F
  3. 3 Lerwick 2°C 36°F
  4. 4 Port Glasgow 4°C 39°F
  5. 5 Boulmer 4°C 39°F

UK Hot Spots

  1. 1 Camborne 12°C 54°F
  2. 2 Ashford 11°C 52°F
  3. 3 Pershore 11°C 52°F
  4. 4 Bury St Edmunds 10°C 50°F
  5. 5 Gloucester 10°C 50°F

Temperatures are for the next 24 hours

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