UK Overnight

Cold with icy patches. Largely dry, but showers in north.

Showers continuing in the north and west with snowfall over hills and rain lower down, but these easing by dawn with icy patches forming on untreated surfaces. Mostly dry elsewhere. Windy, with coastal gales in the north, but easing later.

Map of the United Kingdom


Londonderry - Light Cloud
Ullapool - Light Cloud
Scrabster - Heavy Rain Shower
Aberystwyth - Light Rain Shower
Newcastle upon Tyne - Partly Cloudy
Norwich - Clear Sky
Braemar - Heavy Snow Shower
Northampton - Clear Sky
Oban - Light Cloud
Plymouth - Heavy Rain Shower
Southampton - Clear Sky
3°C 37°F Belfast
Cardiff 4°C 39°F
3°C 37°F Edinburgh
4°C 39°F London
Manchester 4°C 39°F
5°C 41°F St Helier
Lerwick 3°C 37°F

UK Forecast Video

UK Forecast Last updated 23:30, Tuesday 3 Mar

Features & Analysis

Weather for the week ahead

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Fire ravages Cape Town mountains

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UK Cold Spots

  1. 1 Benson -1°C 30°F
  2. 2 Wittering 1°C 34°F
  3. 3 Ashford 1°C 34°F
  4. 4 Richhill 1°C 34°F
  5. 5 Dumfries 2°C 36°F

UK Hot Spots

  1. 1 Shoreham-by-Sea 10°C 50°F
  2. 2 Ballycastle 8°C 46°F
  3. 3 Harlow 8°C 46°F
  4. 4 Newton Rigg 8°C 46°F
  5. 5 Newton Stewart 7°C 45°F

Temperatures are for the next 24 hours

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