UK Today

Wet and breezy in the west, drier and brighter elsewhere.

Turning wet and breezy from the southwest, with some locally heavy rain across western hills. East and southeast England and north and east Scotland will be mostly dry with some sunshine, although isolated showers are possible in northern Scotland later.

Map of the United Kingdom


Londonderry - Heavy Rain Shower
Ullapool - Light Cloud
Scrabster - Sunny Intervals
Aberystwyth - Light Cloud
Newcastle upon Tyne - Light Cloud
Norwich - Light Cloud
Braemar - Light Cloud
Northampton - Light Rain Shower
Oban - Light Rain
Plymouth - Light Cloud
Southampton - Sunny Intervals
15°C 59°F Belfast
Cardiff 19°C 66°F
16°C 61°F Edinburgh
22°C 72°F London
Manchester 16°C 61°F
22°C 72°F St Helier
Lerwick 12°C 54°F

UK Forecast Video

UK Forecast Last updated 12:14, Monday 6 Jul

Features & Analysis

Weather for the week ahead

After the recent heat and thunderstorms there'll be something cooler heading our way this week.

Europe heat and thunderstorms

The mercury levels have been rising in Europe as an extreme heatwave continues across the continent.

Two dead, two hurt by lightning hits

Two men are treated in hospital after lightning strikes in the Brecon Beacons which killed two other men on Sunday.

UK Cold Spots

  1. 1 Scalloway 9°C 48°F
  2. 2 Tiree 12°C 54°F
  3. 3 Livingston 13°C 55°F
  4. 4 Wittering 13°C 55°F
  5. 5 Bedford 13°C 55°F

UK Hot Spots

  1. 1 Jersey Airport 24°C 75°F
  2. 2 Manston 22°C 72°F
  3. 3 Kingston upon Thames 22°C 72°F
  4. 4 Reading University Whiteknights 21°C 70°F
  5. 5 Spalding 20°C 68°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