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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 - Light Rain
Ullapool - Heavy Rain
Scrabster - Light Rain Shower
Aberystwyth - Heavy Rain
Newcastle upon Tyne - Light Rain
Norwich - Sunny Intervals
Braemar - Light Rain
Northampton - Light Cloud
Oban - Sunny Intervals
Plymouth - Heavy Rain
Southampton - Sunny Intervals
15°C 59°F Belfast
Cardiff 19°C 66°F
16°C 61°F Edinburgh
23°C 73°F London
Manchester 17°C 63°F
19°C 66°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 Tiree 11°C 52°F
  3. 3 Livingston 11°C 52°F
  4. 4 Port Glasgow 12°C 54°F
  5. 5 Carlisle 12°C 54°F

UK Hot Spots

  1. 1 Heathrow 24°C 75°F
  2. 2 Canterbury 23°C 73°F
  3. 3 Dorking 22°C 72°F
  4. 4 Horsham 21°C 70°F
  5. 5 Melton Mowbray 21°C 70°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