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Cold and windy with sunny spells and further wintry showers.

Another cold day with sunny spells and further wintry showers, mainly in the north and west. Snow will increasingly become confined to the hills of the northwest through the day. Drier in the southeast, with winds easing in the east.

Map of the United Kingdom


Londonderry - Heavy Snow
Ullapool - Sleet Shower
Scrabster - Light Snow Shower
Aberystwyth - Heavy Rain
Newcastle upon Tyne - Heavy Snow
Norwich - Sunny
Braemar - Light Snow
Northampton - Sunny Intervals
Oban - Sleet
Plymouth - Heavy Rain
Southampton - Sunny Intervals
1°C 34°F Belfast
Cardiff 4°C 39°F
0°C 32°F Edinburgh
3°C 37°F London
Manchester 2°C 36°F
7°C 45°F St Helier
Lerwick 2°C 36°F

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UK Forecast Last updated 08:14, Thursday 29 Jan

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UK Cold Spots

  1. 1 Bishop Auckland -4°C 25°F
  2. 2 Danbury -1°C 30°F
  3. 3 Chesterfield -1°C 30°F
  4. 4 Lazonby -1°C 30°F
  5. 5 Rugby -1°C 30°F

UK Hot Spots

  1. 1 Guernsey 8°C 46°F
  2. 2 Bristol 5°C 41°F
  3. 3 Taunton 5°C 41°F
  4. 4 Southend-on-Sea 5°C 41°F
  5. 5 Leebotten 4°C 39°F

Temperatures are for the next 24 hours

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