UK Today

Mainly fine. Some rain in the north and west.

Eastern and southern England remaining fine, dry and warm with plenty of sunny spells. Generally cloudier further north and west with some fragmenting patchy rain moving slowly southeastwards through the day. Scattered showers moving into the far northwest later.

Map of the United Kingdom


Londonderry - Light Cloud
Ullapool - Heavy Rain
Scrabster - Light Cloud
Aberystwyth - Thick Cloud
Newcastle upon Tyne - Light Cloud
Norwich - Sunny
Braemar - Light Cloud
Northampton - Light Cloud
Oban - Thick Cloud
Plymouth - Light Cloud
Southampton - Sunny Intervals
18°C 64°F Belfast
Cardiff 22°C 72°F
19°C 66°F Edinburgh
26°C 79°F London
Manchester 18°C 64°F
21°C 70°F St Helier
Lerwick 15°C 59°F

UK Forecast Video

UK Forecast Last updated 17:23, Tuesday 29 Jul

Features & Analysis

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A change to the jet stream

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'Giant bolt' hits LA beach goers

One person has been killed and at least eight others taken to hospital in Los Angeles after being struck by lightning.

UK Cold Spots

  1. 1 Leeming 10°C 50°F
  2. 2 Merthyr Tydfil 12°C 54°F
  3. 3 Kinloss 12°C 54°F
  4. 4 Hawick 13°C 55°F
  5. 5 St Andrews 13°C 55°F

UK Hot Spots

  1. 1 Heathrow 25°C 77°F
  2. 2 Shoeburyness 24°C 75°F
  3. 3 Pershore 24°C 75°F
  4. 4 Great Yarmouth 23°C 73°F
  5. 5 Bath 21°C 70°F

Temperatures are for the next 24 hours

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