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Cold and bright with wintry showers.

An icy start in the north after heavy overnight snow in places. Severe gales across eastern England, but winds easing through the day. Bright spells across the UK with wintry showers, most frequent and heavy in the north and west.

Map of the United Kingdom


Londonderry - Sleet Shower
Ullapool - Sunny Intervals
Scrabster - Light Snow
Aberystwyth - Light Cloud
Newcastle upon Tyne - Light Cloud
Norwich - Sunny Intervals
Braemar - Sunny Intervals
Northampton - Sunny Intervals
Oban - Light Cloud
Plymouth - Heavy Rain Shower
Southampton - Light Cloud
3°C 37°F Belfast
Cardiff 6°C 43°F
3°C 37°F Edinburgh
9°C 48°F London
4°C 39°F Hull
Manchester 3°C 37°F
10°C 50°F St Helier
Lerwick 1°C 34°F

UK Forecast Video

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Last updated 12:32 GMT, Thursday 18 Jan

UK Cold Spots

  1. 1 Leeming -5°C 23°F
  2. 2 Bedford -1°C 30°F
  3. 3 Craibstone -1°C 30°F
  4. 4 Werrington 0°C 32°F
  5. 5 Spalding 0°C 32°F

UK Hot Spots

  1. 1 St Helier 11°C 52°F
  2. 2 Guernsey 10°C 50°F
  3. 3 Canterbury 9°C 48°F
  4. 4 Wimbledon 8°C 46°F
  5. 5 Southend-on-Sea 8°C 46°F

Temperatures are for the next 24 hours

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