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Wintry showers in the north. Plenty of sunshine elsewhere.

Rain in the south soon clearing this morning. Blustery showers in the north, often heavy and locally wintry. A few showers for other western areas too. Otherwise, plenty of sunshine but feeling colder for all with a brisk northwesterly wind.

Map of the United Kingdom

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Londonderry - Heavy Rain
Ullapool - Light Rain Shower
Scrabster - Heavy Rain Shower
Aberystwyth - Light Rain Shower
Newcastle upon Tyne - Heavy Rain Shower
Norwich - Clear Sky
Braemar - Light Snow
Northampton - Clear Sky
Oban - Light Rain Shower
Plymouth - Sunny
Southampton - Clear Sky
6°C 43°F Belfast
Cardiff 8°C 46°F
5°C 41°F Edinburgh
9°C 48°F London
Manchester 7°C 45°F
9°C 48°F St Helier
Lerwick 5°C 41°F

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UK Cold Spots

  1. 1 Carrbridge 0°C 32°F
  2. 2 Houghton Hall 3°C 37°F
  3. 3 Bracknell 4°C 39°F
  4. 4 Reading University Whiteknights 4°C 39°F
  5. 5 Portree 4°C 39°F

UK Hot Spots

  1. 1 St Helier 13°C 55°F
  2. 2 Boscombe Down 10°C 50°F
  3. 3 Aldershot 10°C 50°F
  4. 4 Thetford 9°C 48°F
  5. 5 Bodmin 9°C 48°F

Temperatures are for the next 24 hours

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