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Cloudy start, outbreaks of rain spreading north.

Cloudy in eastern and central parts with outbreaks of rain spreading northwards, turning heavy and perhaps thundery at times. Some bright or sunny spells likely further west before rain and strengthening winds arrive in the far southwest during late evening.

Map of the United Kingdom


Londonderry - Light Cloud
Ullapool - Sunny Intervals
Scrabster - Thick Cloud
Aberystwyth - Sunny Intervals
Newcastle upon Tyne - Thick Cloud
Norwich - Heavy Rain
Braemar - Fog
Northampton - Thick Cloud
Oban - Sunny Intervals
Plymouth - Light Cloud
Southampton - Heavy Rain
9°C 48°F Belfast
Cardiff 9°C 48°F
8°C 46°F Edinburgh
11°C 52°F London
Manchester 9°C 48°F
10°C 50°F St Helier
Lerwick 8°C 46°F

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UK Cold Spots

  1. 1 Braemar 5°C 41°F
  2. 2 Nuneaton 8°C 46°F
  3. 3 Builth Wells 8°C 46°F
  4. 4 Armagh 9°C 48°F
  5. 5 Keswick 9°C 48°F

UK Hot Spots

  1. 1 Wattisham 17°C 63°F
  2. 2 Herstmonceux 15°C 59°F
  3. 3 Maidstone 15°C 59°F
  4. 4 Crewe 13°C 55°F
  5. 5 Spalding 13°C 55°F

Temperatures are for the next 24 hours

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