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Rain for eastern parts, sunshine and showers elsewhere. Breezy.

Mixture of cloud, bright spells and scattered showers, these lighter and less frequent for southern areas. A cloudier picture further north, with persistent rain affecting eastern coastal sites. Staying windy, especially in the east. Feeling rather cool for early September.

Map of the United Kingdom

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Londonderry - Light Rain
Ullapool - Thick Cloud
Scrabster - Thick Cloud
Aberystwyth - Light Cloud
Newcastle upon Tyne - Heavy Rain
Norwich - Thick Cloud
Braemar - Drizzle
Northampton - Light Cloud
Oban - Light Cloud
Plymouth - Sunny Intervals
Southampton - Sunny Intervals
12°C 54°F Belfast
Cardiff 14°C 57°F
12°C 54°F Edinburgh
14°C 57°F London
Manchester 13°C 55°F
15°C 59°F St Helier
Lerwick 12°C 54°F

UK Forecast Video

UK Forecast Last updated 07:57, Thursday 3 Sep

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UK Cold Spots

  1. 1 South Newington 7°C 45°F
  2. 2 Merthyr Tydfil 9°C 48°F
  3. 3 Charlestown 10°C 50°F
  4. 4 Horsham 10°C 50°F
  5. 5 Shrewsbury 11°C 52°F

UK Hot Spots

  1. 1 Herstmonceux 18°C 64°F
  2. 2 Yeovilton 17°C 63°F
  3. 3 Worcester 15°C 59°F
  4. 4 Shrewsbury 14°C 57°F
  5. 5 Bury St Edmunds 14°C 57°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