UK Today

Sunny spells and showers, locally heavy. Drier towards the southeast.

Sunny spells and showers or rain for many, turning heavy and perhaps thundery at times, especially over Scotland. Largely dry in the southeast with warm sunny spells, but isolated showers possible towards the end of the day.

Map of the United Kingdom


Londonderry - Heavy Rain
Ullapool - Light Cloud
Scrabster - Light Cloud
Aberystwyth - Light Cloud
Newcastle upon Tyne - Sunny Intervals
Norwich - Sunny Intervals
Braemar - Thunderstorm
Northampton - Light Cloud
Oban - Sunny Intervals
Plymouth - Light Cloud
Southampton - Sunny Intervals
18°C 64°F Belfast
Cardiff 19°C 66°F
19°C 66°F Edinburgh
24°C 75°F London
Manchester 20°C 68°F
19°C 66°F St Helier
Lerwick 13°C 55°F

UK Forecast Video

UK Forecast Last updated 08:09, Thursday 31 Jul

Features & Analysis

A change to the jet stream

Jay Wynne explains why the changing position of the jet stream will bring unsettled conditions to the UK this weekend.

Devastating floods in eastern Europe

Three people have died as surging floodwaters submerged villages in Eastern Europe. BBC Weather's Darren Bett has the details.

UK Cold Spots

  1. 1 Kirkwall 10°C 50°F
  2. 2 Durness 11°C 52°F
  3. 3 Livingston 13°C 55°F
  4. 4 Scunthorpe 14°C 57°F
  5. 5 Welshpool 14°C 57°F

UK Hot Spots

  1. 1 Ipswich 25°C 77°F
  2. 2 Canterbury 24°C 75°F
  3. 3 Worcester 22°C 72°F
  4. 4 Hereford 22°C 72°F
  5. 5 Isles of Scilly Airport 21°C 70°F

Temperatures are for the next 24 hours

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