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Cloudy at first, then becoming windy as rain spreads northeastwards.

Rather cloudy in most places, but still with some fog at first in the north. It will become windy in the west and north. Rain will move erratically northeastwards across most parts, though parts of the northeast should stay dry.

Map of the United Kingdom


Londonderry - Light Rain
Ullapool - Sunny
Scrabster - Sunny Intervals
Aberystwyth - Light Rain Shower
Newcastle upon Tyne - Light Cloud
Norwich - Light Cloud
Braemar - Fog
Northampton - Light Rain
Oban - Light Cloud
Plymouth - Heavy Rain
Southampton - Light Rain
9°C 48°F Belfast
Cardiff 8°C 46°F
8°C 46°F Edinburgh
9°C 48°F London
Manchester 8°C 46°F
12°C 54°F St Helier
Lerwick 8°C 46°F

UK Forecast Video

UK Forecast Last updated 07:56, Friday 21 Nov

Features & Analysis

6-10 day forecast

With the jet stream well to the west of the UK there is little impetus to push away the current area of low pressure. Sarah Keith-Lucas explains more in our latest long range forecast.

Will US snow head to the UK?

Parts of the US and Canada are seeing very cold weather and heavy snowfall at the moment. Will it travel to the UK?

Lake effect snow

This phenomenon happens in many areas around the world but is best known in North America. Matt Taylor explains how and why it happens.

UK Cold Spots

  1. 1 Aviemore 4°C 39°F
  2. 2 Reading University Whiteknights 6°C 43°F
  3. 3 Holmer Green 6°C 43°F
  4. 4 Paisley 7°C 45°F
  5. 5 Cambridge 8°C 46°F

UK Hot Spots

  1. 1 Isles of Scilly Airport 14°C 57°F
  2. 2 Bodmin 12°C 54°F
  3. 3 Yeovilton 11°C 52°F
  4. 4 Bognor Regis 11°C 52°F
  5. 5 Eastbourne 10°C 50°F

Temperatures are for the next 24 hours

BBC Weather in association with the Met Office

All times are GMT (Europe/London, GMT+0000) unless otherwise stated