UK Today

Turning much colder through Wednesday with snow in the north.

Cloudy, mild start in the south with some rain, locally heavy and squally, before clearing by lunchtime. Much colder, brighter conditions follow with frequent sleet and snow showers in the north/northwest with some accumulations likely. Windy, gales in the north.

Map of the United Kingdom


Londonderry - Light Cloud
Ullapool - Light Rain
Scrabster - Sleet
Aberystwyth - Sunny
Newcastle upon Tyne - Light Rain
Norwich - Heavy Rain
Braemar - Light Snow
Northampton - Heavy Rain
Oban - Heavy Rain Shower
Plymouth - Light Rain
Southampton - Heavy Rain Shower
2°C 36°F Belfast
Cardiff 7°C 45°F
3°C 37°F Edinburgh
11°C 52°F London
Manchester 4°C 39°F
11°C 52°F St Helier
Lerwick 4°C 39°F

UK Forecast Video

UK Forecast Last updated 08:14, Wednesday 28 Jan

Features & Analysis

6-10 day forecast

Snow showers and bitterly cold winds settle in over the next few days, but how long will the very cold weather last?

Snow hits Northeast US

While New York escaped the worst of the snowstorm, blizzards hit several states

UK Cold Spots

  1. 1 Braemar -4°C 25°F
  2. 2 Motherwell -1°C 30°F
  3. 3 Haslingden -1°C 30°F
  4. 4 Wattisham 0°C 32°F
  5. 5 Chesterfield 0°C 32°F

UK Hot Spots

  1. 1 Truro 11°C 52°F
  2. 2 Abingdon 10°C 50°F
  3. 3 Leicester 10°C 50°F
  4. 4 Llysdinam 9°C 48°F
  5. 5 Rhyl 8°C 46°F

Temperatures are for the next 24 hours

BBC Weather in association with the Met Office

All times are GMT (Europe/London, GMT+0000) unless otherwise stated