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Sunshine and showers, brightest in the southeast.

There will be a good deal of dry and bright weather across the country today, particularly in southeastern parts. Showers in the north and west could be heavy at times, these may progress eastwards through the day.

Map of the United Kingdom

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Londonderry - Light Rain Shower
Ullapool - Light Rain Shower
Scrabster - Light Cloud
Aberystwyth - Sunny Intervals
Newcastle upon Tyne - Sunny Intervals
Norwich - Sunny
Braemar - Sunny Intervals
Northampton - Sunny
Oban - Light Cloud
Plymouth - Sunny
Southampton - Light Cloud
14°C 57°F Belfast
Cardiff 17°C 63°F
16°C 61°F Edinburgh
17°C 63°F London
Manchester 14°C 57°F
17°C 63°F St Helier
Lerwick 14°C 57°F

UK Forecast Video

UK Forecast Last updated 08:14, Friday 28 Aug

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Tomasz Schafernaker takes us through this quick animation explaining why showers are difficult to forecast.

UK Cold Spots

  1. 1 Houghton Hall 10°C 50°F
  2. 2 Barby 12°C 54°F
  3. 3 Leebotten 12°C 54°F
  4. 4 Reigate 12°C 54°F
  5. 5 Richhill 13°C 55°F

UK Hot Spots

  1. 1 Shoeburyness 22°C 72°F
  2. 2 Southwold 20°C 68°F
  3. 3 Banbury 19°C 66°F
  4. 4 Chester 19°C 66°F
  5. 5 Corby 19°C 66°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