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Cloudier and less hot than yesterday. Thundery showers for some.

Warm and largely fine, although much less hot than yesterday for many. It'll be a cloudier day too, with the risk of thundery showers throughout; this mainly across the south at first, and towards northern parts later in the day.

Map of the United Kingdom


Londonderry - Light Cloud
Ullapool - Sunny Intervals
Scrabster - Sunny Intervals
Aberystwyth - Light Cloud
Newcastle upon Tyne - Sunny
Norwich - Sunny
Braemar - Sunny Intervals
Northampton - Sunny Intervals
Oban - Light Cloud
Plymouth - Light Cloud
Southampton - Light Cloud
17°C 63°F Belfast
Cardiff 17°C 63°F
17°C 63°F Edinburgh
20°C 68°F London
Manchester 18°C 64°F
17°C 63°F St Helier
Lerwick 14°C 57°F

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UK Forecast Last updated 23:45, Wednesday 1 Jul

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UK Cold Spots

  1. 1 Llysdinam 8°C 46°F
  2. 2 Taunton 12°C 54°F
  3. 3 Chiseldon 12°C 54°F
  4. 4 Kirknewton 12°C 54°F
  5. 5 Great Malvern 12°C 54°F

UK Hot Spots

  1. 1 Wrentham 27°C 81°F
  2. 2 Bury St Edmunds 24°C 75°F
  3. 3 Charing 24°C 75°F
  4. 4 Alves 23°C 73°F
  5. 5 Charlestown 23°C 73°F

Temperatures are for the next 24 hours

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