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Rain moving north. Elsewhere showers, drier in the south later.

Rain, occasionally heavy, in the west continues northwards into Scotland and parts of Northern Ireland. Turning windy, particularly along exposed Irish Sea coasts. Elsewhere, showers, some heavy, and brighter spells. Becoming drier and less breezy from the south later.

Map of the United Kingdom


Londonderry - Thick Cloud
Ullapool - Sunny Intervals
Scrabster - Light Cloud
Aberystwyth - Heavy Rain Shower
Newcastle upon Tyne - Heavy Rain
Norwich - Light Cloud
Braemar - Sunny Intervals
Northampton - Light Cloud
Oban - Sunny Intervals
Plymouth - Light Cloud
Southampton - Light Cloud
14°C 57°F Belfast
Cardiff 17°C 63°F
15°C 59°F Edinburgh
17°C 63°F London
Manchester 16°C 61°F
18°C 64°F St Helier
Lerwick 13°C 55°F

UK Forecast Video

UK Forecast Last updated 06:25, Saturday 2 Aug

Features & Analysis

A change to the jet stream

Jay Wynne explains why the changing position of the jet stream will bring unsettled conditions to the UK this weekend.

Tropical storm targets Caribbean

Darren Bett reports on the track of Tropical Storm Bertha.

UK Cold Spots

  1. 1 Benson 10°C 50°F
  2. 2 Omagh 12°C 54°F
  3. 3 Armagh 13°C 55°F
  4. 4 Barnet 13°C 55°F
  5. 5 Leicester 14°C 57°F

UK Hot Spots

  1. 1 Wattisham 24°C 75°F
  2. 2 Heathrow 23°C 73°F
  3. 3 Cambridge 23°C 73°F
  4. 4 Reading 22°C 72°F
  5. 5 Derby 20°C 68°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