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Sunshine and showers, brightest in the southeast.

There will be a good deal of dry and bright weather across the country today, particularly in southeastern parts. Showers in the north and west could be heavy at times, these may progress eastwards through the day.

Map of the United Kingdom

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

UK Forecast Video

UK Forecast Last updated 08:14, Friday 28 Aug

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UK Cold Spots

  1. 1 South Newington 10°C 50°F
  2. 2 Charing 11°C 52°F
  3. 3 Winterbourne Gunner 12°C 54°F
  4. 4 Bar Hill 13°C 55°F
  5. 5 Elgin 13°C 55°F

UK Hot Spots

  1. 1 Shoeburyness 22°C 72°F
  2. 2 Abingdon 20°C 68°F
  3. 3 Gainsborough 19°C 66°F
  4. 4 Kexbrough 18°C 64°F
  5. 5 Carmarthen 18°C 64°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