UK Today

Wet and windy in north. Drier, but increasingly cloudy elsewhere.

A dry, bright and chilly start for many southern and eastern areas, though it will turn cloudier through the day. Rain and strengthening winds will return to Northern Ireland, Scotland and northern England, turning heavy at times over western hills.

Map of the United Kingdom


Londonderry - Light Rain
Ullapool - Light Cloud
Scrabster - Light Rain Shower
Aberystwyth - Partly Cloudy
Newcastle upon Tyne - Clear Sky
Norwich - Clear Sky
Braemar - Partly Cloudy
Northampton - Thick Cloud
Oban - Light Rain
Plymouth - Light Cloud
Southampton - Clear Sky
8°C 46°F Belfast
Cardiff 8°C 46°F
8°C 46°F Edinburgh
8°C 46°F London
Manchester 10°C 50°F
11°C 52°F St Helier
Lerwick 6°C 43°F

UK Forecast Video

UK Forecast Last updated 23:50, Tuesday 21 Oct

Features & Analysis

Weather for the week ahead

Sarah Keith-Lucas takes us through the weather details for the week ahead.

Trudy lashes Mexico

This year’s Pacific Hurricane season has been the most active in over a decade. Jay Wynne reports on the latest storm, Trudy which caused chaos in southern Mexico.

UK feels the effect of hurricanes

John Hammond explains how hurricanes can sometimes affect the UK weather.

UK Cold Spots

  1. 1 Hereford 7°C 45°F
  2. 2 Hetton 9°C 48°F
  3. 3 Tynemouth 10°C 50°F
  4. 4 Nottingham 10°C 50°F
  5. 5 Southend-on-Sea 11°C 52°F

UK Hot Spots

  1. 1 Isles of Scilly Airport 15°C 59°F
  2. 2 Carmarthen 13°C 55°F
  3. 3 Wimbledon 13°C 55°F
  4. 4 Leicester 12°C 54°F
  5. 5 Barnsley 11°C 52°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