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Rainfall and lightning strike for the last 3 hours, and 10 day rain archive. Overlay latest weather observations.
The old mobile view rain radar is still available.
Any detected sleet or snow is shown in the colours below.
The rainfall radar, precipitation type (rain, sleet, snow), and lightning images are refreshed every 15 minutes. The other data every 30 minutes.
Data is avaiable for the the previous 3 hours.
Contains public sector information licensed under the Open Government Licence.
Use the Play and Pause buttons to animate the rain, precipitation type and lightning images for the last 3 hours.
Use the slide bar and forward and backwards buttons to view rain, precipitation type and lightning images for the last 3 hours.
If geolocation is enabled on your device the red spot shows where you appear to be but you can click or tap on it to remove. Use the icon to zoom into your locality.
Use the icon to add the Google live traffic view.
Choose whether to display rainfall, precipitation type and lightning overlays or just one of them. The slide bar and forward and backwards buttons will be available.
Overlays available: Rain, precipitation type, lightning, temp, wind, dew point, pressure.
The slide bar and forward and backwards buttons will not be available.
Select Locked or Unlocked. By default lock is off.
The opacity control only applies to the rainfall and lightning strike images. A higher value will make the image brighter but make it more difficult to read text on the map and other overlays.
Go directly to any rainfall radar image from the last 10 days. Expand using the Archive. Once expanded use the Hide radar archive button to collapse.
We welcome your feedback and suggestions.