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New Year's Eve

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What will your New Year's resolution be?

Sat 31 Dec 2016

How will you be celebrating the New Year?

If there's an event taking place in your area, make sure you check your local weather forecast before welcoming 2017.

There are a number of public events taking place across the UK on New Year's Eve which include:

London Eye New Year's Eve fireworks

Nearly 700,000 people lined the streets of London last year to view the world famous fireworks display, while millions of others watched in the comfort of their living rooms. The 135 metre high London Eye plays host to the fireworks, which light London's skyline in an array of colours.

Will the skies be clear to see this spectacular event? Check the London weather forecast.

London last 24 hours
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31 December - What will the weather be doing as you celebrate the arrival of the New Year?

New Year's Eve winter carnival and fireworks - Newcastle

The streets of Newcastle will be lined with hundreds of revelers cheering on the mysterious legends and mythical creatures from Norse folklore, as they dance their way through the streets.

The festivities start at 17.15 with the winter carnival, and continue into the evening at the Civic Centre with a spectacular fireworks display from 18.00.

Will you need to wrap up against the winter's chill? Check the Newcastle weather forecast.

Edinburgh's Hogmanay Celebrations

Edinburgh will host a Street Party as well as a spectacular fireworks display to welcome 2017. Visit our Hogmanay event page for details on the event.

Check the Edinburgh weather forecast before deciding your New Year's outfit.