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Cloudy and windy with outbreaks of rain, mainly west.

A largely cloudy, windy and mild day with outbreaks of rain, especially over western areas where it could be heavy and persistent over hills. Best of the drier spells towards the southeast. Brighter, colder, showery conditions in the far northwest.

Map of the United Kingdom

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Londonderry - Heavy Rain
Ullapool - Heavy Rain
Scrabster - Light Cloud
Aberystwyth - Light Rain
Newcastle upon Tyne - Light Cloud
Norwich - Sunny Intervals
Braemar - Light Rain Shower
Northampton - Light Cloud
Oban - Heavy Rain
Plymouth - Thick Cloud
Southampton - Thick Cloud
13°C 55°F Belfast
Cardiff 12°C 54°F
11°C 52°F Edinburgh
13°C 55°F London
Manchester 13°C 55°F
12°C 54°F St Helier
Lerwick 5°C 41°F

UK Forecast Video

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UK Cold Spots

  1. 1 Aviemore 0°C 32°F
  2. 2 Kirkconnel 3°C 37°F
  3. 3 Seamer 4°C 39°F
  4. 4 Barby 4°C 39°F
  5. 5 Llysdinam 4°C 39°F

UK Hot Spots

  1. 1 Shoeburyness 14°C 57°F
  2. 2 Boscombe Down 13°C 55°F
  3. 3 Maidstone 13°C 55°F
  4. 4 Docking 12°C 54°F
  5. 5 Bodmin 12°C 54°F

Temperatures are for the next 24 hours

BBC Weather in association with the Met Office

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