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Rain for eastern parts, sunshine and showers elsewhere. Breezy.

Mixture of cloud, bright spells and scattered showers, these lighter and less frequent for southern areas. A cloudier picture further north, with persistent rain affecting eastern coastal sites. Staying windy, especially in the east. Feeling rather cool for early September.

Map of the United Kingdom

09:00

Londonderry - Light Rain Shower
Ullapool - Thick Cloud
Scrabster - Thick Cloud
Aberystwyth - Thick Cloud
Newcastle upon Tyne - Light Rain
Norwich - Light Cloud
Braemar - Light Rain
Northampton - Sunny Intervals
Oban - Light Cloud
Plymouth - Light Cloud
Southampton - Sunny Intervals
11°C 52°F Belfast
Cardiff 12°C 54°F
11°C 52°F Edinburgh
13°C 55°F London
Manchester 11°C 52°F
15°C 59°F St Helier
Lerwick 12°C 54°F

UK Forecast Video

UK Forecast Last updated 07:57, Thursday 3 Sep

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UK Cold Spots

  1. 1 South Newington 7°C 45°F
  2. 2 Reading University Whiteknights 9°C 48°F
  3. 3 Doncaster 11°C 52°F
  4. 4 The Lizard 11°C 52°F
  5. 5 Gloucester 11°C 52°F

UK Hot Spots

  1. 1 Shoreham-by-Sea 18°C 64°F
  2. 2 Heathrow 17°C 63°F
  3. 3 Selsey 17°C 63°F
  4. 4 Salisbury 16°C 61°F
  5. 5 Bracknell 15°C 59°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