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Turning much colder through Wednesday with snow in the north.

Cloudy, mild start in the south with some rain, locally heavy and squally, before clearing by lunchtime. Much colder, brighter conditions follow with frequent sleet and snow showers in the north/northwest with some accumulations likely. Windy, gales in the north.

Map of the United Kingdom


Londonderry - Sleet Shower
Ullapool - Light Cloud
Scrabster - Heavy Snow Shower
Aberystwyth - Heavy Rain Shower
Newcastle upon Tyne - Heavy Snow Shower
Norwich - Clear Sky
Braemar - Light Snow
Northampton - Partly Cloudy
Oban - Sleet
Plymouth - Partly Cloudy
Southampton - Partly Cloudy
2°C 36°F Belfast
Cardiff 5°C 41°F
1°C 34°F Edinburgh
5°C 41°F London
Manchester 4°C 39°F
7°C 45°F St Helier
Lerwick 2°C 36°F

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UK Forecast Last updated 12:33, Wednesday 28 Jan

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UK Cold Spots

  1. 1 Aviemore -4°C 25°F
  2. 2 Wattisham -1°C 30°F
  3. 3 Paisley -1°C 30°F
  4. 4 Elgin -1°C 30°F
  5. 5 Gilberdyke 0°C 32°F

UK Hot Spots

  1. 1 Isles of Scilly Airport 9°C 48°F
  2. 2 Portreath 6°C 43°F
  3. 3 Bognor Regis 6°C 43°F
  4. 4 Tiree 6°C 43°F
  5. 5 Herstmonceux 6°C 43°F

Temperatures are for the next 24 hours

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