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Dry and sunny in the south. Unsettled for the north.

Cloudy picture for the Scotland, Northern Ireland and northern parts of England and Wales, with showery outbreaks of rain pushing in from the west. Elsewhere, dry and fine after a chilly start with light winds. Feeling pleasant in the sunshine.

Map of the United Kingdom

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Londonderry - Light Rain
Ullapool - Light Cloud
Scrabster - Thick Cloud
Aberystwyth - Light Cloud
Newcastle upon Tyne - Light Cloud
Norwich - Light Cloud
Braemar - Light Cloud
Northampton - Sunny Intervals
Oban - Heavy Rain
Plymouth - Sunny
Southampton - Sunny
13°C 55°F Belfast
Cardiff 18°C 64°F
16°C 61°F Edinburgh
21°C 70°F London
Manchester 18°C 64°F
18°C 64°F St Helier
Lerwick 12°C 54°F

UK Forecast Video

UK Forecast Last updated 12:38, Friday 31 Jul

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UK Cold Spots

  1. 1 Carrbridge 6°C 43°F
  2. 2 Basingstoke 10°C 50°F
  3. 3 Llysdinam 10°C 50°F
  4. 4 Mallaig 10°C 50°F
  5. 5 Dunfermline 10°C 50°F

UK Hot Spots

  1. 1 Heathrow 23°C 73°F
  2. 2 Castor 21°C 70°F
  3. 3 Silverstone Circuit 20°C 68°F
  4. 4 Bognor Regis 19°C 66°F
  5. 5 Shawbury 19°C 66°F

Temperatures are for the next 24 hours

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