UK Today

Turning mostly bright and warm. Isolated showers in the south.

Murky to start for many but brightening up with warm sunny spells as low cloud and mist becomes confined to northeastern Britain. Risk of heavy, thundery showers in the south, most likely in the southwest, although many places staying dry.

Map of the United Kingdom


Londonderry - Sunny Intervals
Ullapool - Light Cloud
Scrabster - Thick Cloud
Aberystwyth - Sunny Intervals
Newcastle upon Tyne - Thick Cloud
Norwich - Sunny
Braemar - Light Cloud
Northampton - Sunny Intervals
Oban - Light Cloud
Plymouth - Light Cloud
Southampton - Thunderstorm
16°C 61°F Belfast
Cardiff 19°C 66°F
15°C 59°F Edinburgh
22°C 72°F London
Manchester 20°C 68°F
21°C 70°F St Helier
Lerwick 14°C 57°F

UK Forecast Video

UK Forecast Last updated 08:14, Thursday 18 Sep

Features & Analysis

Record dry start to September

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Storm deaths at French camping site

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Wildfires, floods and waterspouts

Wildfires continue to rage in California whilst Arizona saw a second lashing of rain and there was also a waterspout twist off the Florida coast

UK Cold Spots

  1. 1 Aviemore 10°C 50°F
  2. 2 Portree 12°C 54°F
  3. 3 Shawbury 13°C 55°F
  4. 4 Barnsley 14°C 57°F
  5. 5 Benson 14°C 57°F

UK Hot Spots

  1. 1 Cambridge 25°C 77°F
  2. 2 Reigate 24°C 75°F
  3. 3 Maidstone 24°C 75°F
  4. 4 Salisbury 23°C 73°F
  5. 5 Aberystwyth 23°C 73°F

Temperatures are for the next 24 hours

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