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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 - Sunny Intervals
Ullapool - Heavy Rain Shower
Scrabster - Light Cloud
Aberystwyth - Light Rain Shower
Newcastle upon Tyne - Light Rain
Norwich - Sunny Intervals
Braemar - Sunny Intervals
Northampton - Light Rain Shower
Oban - Sunny Intervals
Plymouth - Heavy Rain Shower
Southampton - Light Rain Shower
17°C 63°F Belfast
Cardiff 18°C 64°F
17°C 63°F Edinburgh
24°C 75°F London
Manchester 18°C 64°F
21°C 70°F St Helier
Lerwick 14°C 57°F

UK Forecast Video

UK Forecast Last updated 12:39, Friday 1 Aug

Features & Analysis

A change to the jet stream

Jay Wynne explains why the changing position of the jet stream will bring unsettled conditions to the UK this weekend.

Tropical storm targets Caribbean

Darren Bett reports on the track of Tropical Storm Bertha.

UK Cold Spots

  1. 1 Aviemore 8°C 46°F
  2. 2 Braemar 9°C 48°F
  3. 3 Omagh 10°C 50°F
  4. 4 Tiree 11°C 52°F
  5. 5 Dunfermline 12°C 54°F

UK Hot Spots

  1. 1 Tilbury 25°C 77°F
  2. 2 Windsor 23°C 73°F
  3. 3 Ashford 23°C 73°F
  4. 4 Coventry 23°C 73°F
  5. 5 Northampton 22°C 72°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