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UK weather forecast

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Tiree Cloudy 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Heavy shower day 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Light rain 55.864 -4.25
Manchester Heavy rain 53.479 -2.247
Brighton Cloudy 50.822 -0.136
Dover Light shower day 51.126 1.318
Exeter Heavy rain 50.718 -3.533
Lincoln Cloudy 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Light rain 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Cloudy 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Light rain 51.556 -1.778
York Light rain 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Heavy rain 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Heavy rain 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Light rain 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Heavy rain 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Heavy rain 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Cloudy 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Heavy rain 52.512 -3.312
Fort William Heavy rain 56.82 -5.104
Belfast Cloudy 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Heavy rain 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Heavy rain 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Heavy rain 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Heavy rain 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Light rain 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Cloudy 60.154 -1.143
London Heavy shower day 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Heavy rain 54.978 -1.616
Pitlochry Light rain 56.705 -3.728
Southampton Light rain 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Cloudy 58.211 -6.384
Wick (Highland) Overcast 58.439 -3.092
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Latest forecasts

Manchester Heavy rain 9 °C
Londonderry (Derry) Cloudy 8 °C
Tiree Heavy rain 9 °C
Exeter Heavy rain 10 °C
Birmingham Light rain 9 °C
Peterborough Light rain 9 °C
London Heavy shower day 9 °C
Swindon Heavy shower day 8 °C
Norwich Light rain 9 °C
Kendal Heavy rain 9 °C
Newtown (Powys) Heavy rain 9 °C
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UK forecast for the next 5 days

Headline:

A spell of wet and windy weather moving east today.

Today:

A band of rain, heavy at times, will slowly edge eastwards across most parts, accompanied by a strong southerly wind, with coastal gales, and severe gales through Irish Sea at first. Brighter, showery weather will slowly follow into western parts.

Tonight:

Evening rain across central, southern and eastern parts slowly clearing eastwards. Clear spells and heavy showers will follow, especially in the south and west, where gusty at times. Feeling colder.

Wednesday:

Wednesday will see a mixture of sunshine and showers. The showers will be heavy and blustery at times, mainly affecting western and southern areas. Many northeastern parts should stay dry.

Outlook for Thursday to Saturday:

Sunshine and showers on Thursday, with some strong winds, especially in the south. Rain will reach many areas from the southwest on Friday, clearing to sunshine and showers on Saturday.

Updated: 01:26 on Tue 18 Dec 2018 GMT

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Sunday 23 Dec 2018 to Tuesday 1 Jan 2019:

Sunday will see a band of cloud and rain move northeastwards, followed by a mixture of sunny spells and further organised bands of rain or heavy showers. It'll be windy too, especially towards the coasts in the south and west. Temperatures will tend to stay mild for the time of year. The north and west is likely to stay rather wet and windy on Christmas Eve, with the rest of the UK looking drier. For Christmas Day itself, it may be drier, brighter and colder for most, followed by some rain later. As we head towards the New Year, dry cold and bright weather becomes more likely, with any weather systems becoming increasingly confined to the north or northeast.

UK Outlook for Wednesday 2 Jan 2019 to Wednesday 16 Jan 2019:

Through the first half of January, there is an increasing likelihood that colder weather may begin to dominate with a greater chance of seeing east or northeasterly winds. Should this occur, then wintry conditions are possible in eastern, southern and central areas with western parts of the UK staying relatively drier. Though should any Atlantic frontal systems try to make inroads western areas could also see some snow. Although signals suggest that a cold spell is the most likely scenario in early January, the extent and longevity of the cold weather is uncertain. Wet, windy and mild weather may still be possible at times.

Updated: 01:26 on Tue 18 Dec 2018 GMT

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