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Cloudy with some patchy rain, but brightening from the north.

A cloudy start in the north with patchy rain, becoming increasingly dry and bright. Cloudy in the south and west with some patchy rain. Some warm sunny spells towards the southeast with a risk of a few heavy showers later.

Map of the United Kingdom


Londonderry - Thick Cloud
Ullapool - Light Cloud
Scrabster - Sunny Intervals
Aberystwyth - Light Cloud
Newcastle upon Tyne - Thick Cloud
Norwich - Light Cloud
Braemar - Sunny Intervals
Northampton - Light Cloud
Oban - Light Cloud
Plymouth - Light Cloud
Southampton - Thick Cloud
15°C 59°F Belfast
Cardiff 16°C 61°F
15°C 59°F Edinburgh
17°C 63°F London
Manchester 14°C 57°F
12°C 54°F St Helier
Lerwick 8°C 46°F

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UK Forecast Last updated 07:52, Friday 22 May

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UK Cold Spots

  1. 1 Aviemore 3°C 37°F
  2. 2 Kilmarnock 4°C 39°F
  3. 3 Portree 5°C 41°F
  4. 4 Livingston 5°C 41°F
  5. 5 Lazonby 5°C 41°F

UK Hot Spots

  1. 1 Heathrow 20°C 68°F
  2. 2 Bar Hill 19°C 66°F
  3. 3 Bedford 19°C 66°F
  4. 4 Boreham 18°C 64°F
  5. 5 Harlow 18°C 64°F

Temperatures are for the next 24 hours

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