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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

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Londonderry - Thick Cloud
Ullapool - Light Cloud
Scrabster - Thick Cloud
Aberystwyth - Light Cloud
Newcastle upon Tyne - Thick Cloud
Norwich - Light Cloud
Braemar - Light Cloud
Northampton - Light Cloud
Oban - Sunny Intervals
Plymouth - Light Rain Shower
Southampton - Light Cloud
14°C 57°F Belfast
Cardiff 16°C 61°F
14°C 57°F Edinburgh
16°C 61°F London
Manchester 13°C 55°F
15°C 59°F St Helier
Lerwick 12°C 54°F

UK Forecast Video

UK Forecast Last updated 12:40, Thursday 3 Sep

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UK Cold Spots

  1. 1 Kirkconnel 7°C 45°F
  2. 2 Buxton 8°C 46°F
  3. 3 Portland 11°C 52°F
  4. 4 Andover 11°C 52°F
  5. 5 Harlow 11°C 52°F

UK Hot Spots

  1. 1 Heathrow 18°C 64°F
  2. 2 Crawley 16°C 61°F
  3. 3 Dorking 16°C 61°F
  4. 4 Hoddesdon 15°C 59°F
  5. 5 Stafford 14°C 57°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