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Showers for many, merging to more persistent rain at times.

A band of showers and rain across western parts of the UK at first, heavy at times, will spread gradually eastwards, though become increasingly fragmented. Elsewhere, a scattering of showers, but remaining mostly dry, fine and warm in the southeast.

Map of the United Kingdom


Londonderry - Light Rain
Ullapool - Light Cloud
Scrabster - Light Cloud
Aberystwyth - Heavy Rain
Newcastle upon Tyne - Light Rain Shower
Norwich - Light Cloud
Braemar - Light Rain Shower
Northampton - Sunny Intervals
Oban - Light Cloud
Plymouth - Heavy Rain Shower
Southampton - Sunny Intervals
14°C 57°F Belfast
Cardiff 19°C 66°F
16°C 61°F Edinburgh
21°C 70°F London
Manchester 17°C 63°F
19°C 66°F St Helier
Lerwick 14°C 57°F

UK Forecast Video

UK Forecast Last updated 07:57, Friday 1 Aug

Features & Analysis

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Darren Bett discusses the Indian monsoon rains, and the devastation they can bring.

UK Cold Spots

  1. 1 Aviemore 8°C 46°F
  2. 2 Dunfermline 11°C 52°F
  3. 3 Hawick 11°C 52°F
  4. 4 Aberdeen 12°C 54°F
  5. 5 Carlisle 12°C 54°F

UK Hot Spots

  1. 1 Sheerness 24°C 75°F
  2. 2 Wittering 23°C 73°F
  3. 3 Great Yarmouth 22°C 72°F
  4. 4 Salisbury 20°C 68°F
  5. 5 Burton Upon Trent 20°C 68°F

Temperatures are for the next 24 hours

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