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Dry with sunny spells for many. Rain into southwest later.

After a chilly start, it will be a dry and bright day for most with sunny spells, but cloud will thicken in the southwest as outbreaks of rain and strengthening winds spread slowly northeastwards. Some warm sunshine towards the east.

Map of the United Kingdom


Londonderry - Light Cloud
Ullapool - Sunny
Scrabster - Sunny
Aberystwyth - Light Cloud
Newcastle upon Tyne - Sunny Intervals
Norwich - Light Cloud
Braemar - Sunny
Northampton - Light Cloud
Oban - Sunny
Plymouth - Heavy Rain
Southampton - Light Cloud
17°C 63°F Belfast
Cardiff 18°C 64°F
17°C 63°F Edinburgh
19°C 66°F London
Manchester 20°C 68°F
18°C 64°F St Helier
Lerwick 14°C 57°F

UK Forecast Video

UK Forecast Last updated 16:19, Wednesday 27 Aug

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Guatemala declares drought emergency

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UK Cold Spots

  1. 1 Aviemore 7°C 45°F
  2. 2 Braemar 8°C 46°F
  3. 3 Elgin 10°C 50°F
  4. 4 Hawick 11°C 52°F
  5. 5 Livingston 11°C 52°F

UK Hot Spots

  1. 1 Wisbech 22°C 72°F
  2. 2 Wimbledon 21°C 70°F
  3. 3 Wembley 21°C 70°F
  4. 4 Warrington 19°C 66°F
  5. 5 Boulmer 18°C 64°F

Temperatures are for the next 24 hours

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