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UK weather: Brighter spells with risks of downpours

Top temperatures on Wednesday will be 27C. Credit: Met Office

Rather cloudy in northern and central areas today with outbreaks of rain.

Some brighter spells are possible in the afternoon, with a risk of heavy thundery downpours in northeast Scotland.

Drier and brighter in the south and feeling warm and humid, particularly in the sunshine. Top temperature 27 Celsius (81 F).