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Rain for some northern parts. Largely dry in the south.

Patchy rain moving steadily southwards across northern England and northern Wales, becoming more persistent and locally heavy in the afternoon. Mostly dry and bright elsewhere after a chilly start, but further rain spreading into northwest Scotland and Northern Ireland later.

Map of the United Kingdom


Londonderry - Sunny Intervals
Ullapool - Light Cloud
Scrabster - Light Cloud
Aberystwyth - Light Cloud
Newcastle upon Tyne - Light Rain
Norwich - Light Cloud
Braemar - Sunny Intervals
Northampton - Sunny
Oban - Light Rain Shower
Plymouth - Sunny
Southampton - Sunny Intervals
13°C 55°F Belfast
Cardiff 11°C 52°F
13°C 55°F Edinburgh
13°C 55°F London
Manchester 11°C 52°F
14°C 57°F St Helier
Lerwick 12°C 54°F

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UK Forecast Last updated 07:55, Tuesday 23 Sep

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UK Cold Spots

  1. 1 Aviemore 7°C 45°F
  2. 2 Aldershot 11°C 52°F
  3. 3 Tunbridge Wells 11°C 52°F
  4. 4 Aberporth 11°C 52°F
  5. 5 Bradford 11°C 52°F

UK Hot Spots

  1. 1 Maidstone 19°C 66°F
  2. 2 Worcester 18°C 64°F
  3. 3 Sheffield 18°C 64°F
  4. 4 Skipton 16°C 61°F
  5. 5 Newcastle upon Tyne 15°C 59°F

Temperatures are for the next 24 hours

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