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Snow across northern Scotland. Elsewhere, variable cloud and some showers.

An area of rain, sleet and snow will drift south across northern and eastern parts of Scotland. Elsewhere, there will be variable amounts of cloud, some sunny spells and a few showery outbreaks of rain, these wintry over the hills.

Map of the United Kingdom


Londonderry - Light Cloud
Ullapool - Partly Cloudy
Scrabster - Clear Sky
Aberystwyth - Light Cloud
Newcastle upon Tyne - Partly Cloudy
Norwich - Partly Cloudy
Braemar - Heavy Snow
Northampton - Clear Sky
Oban - Clear Sky
Plymouth - Thick Cloud
Southampton - Light Cloud
6°C 43°F Belfast
Cardiff 7°C 45°F
4°C 39°F Edinburgh
5°C 41°F London
Manchester 6°C 43°F
6°C 43°F St Helier
Lerwick 4°C 39°F

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UK Forecast Video

UK Forecast Last updated 12:38, Friday 12 Feb

UK Cold Spots

  1. 1 Braemar -3°C 27°F
  2. 2 Aviemore -2°C 28°F
  3. 3 Bedford 0°C 32°F
  4. 4 Skipton 1°C 34°F
  5. 5 Corby 1°C 34°F

UK Hot Spots

  1. 1 St Helier 10°C 50°F
  2. 2 The Lizard 9°C 48°F
  3. 3 Carlisle 6°C 43°F
  4. 4 Aberaeron 6°C 43°F
  5. 5 Scarborough 6°C 43°F

Temperatures are for the next 24 hours

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