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BBC Weather for Android
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Get the BBC weather forecast on your smartphone

Rating:
(0)
Operating Systems:
Android
License:
Freeware
Developer:
BBC
Software Cost:
Free
Category
Hobbies & Home Entertainment
Date Updated:
04 June 2017
Downloads To Date:
878
Languages:
English
Download Size:
6.10 MB

Wherever you are, and whatever your plans, you’re always prepared with the latest weather forecast from BBC Weather.

FEATURES:
• Simple and clear design for easy access to our most detailed and up-to-date information
• Search for locations (automatically added to your favourites), or use your current location
• See any Met Office severe weather warnings issued at your location
• Hourly forecasts with detailed information for the next 48 hrs (UK)
• Look further ahead with 3 hourly forecasts (UK and International)
• See most likely high and low temperatures, and temperature ranges, for days 6-10
• Tap each hour for extra detail including Pressure, Visibility and Humidity
• A day overview including Sunrise/Sunset times, UV, with Pollen and Pollution information for the UK
• Swipe vertically to view all your favourite locations
• Portrait and landscape modes
• Support for 7" and 10" tablets, including hourly temperature curve in landscape mode
• A variety of differently sized interactive home screen widgets, and in Android 4.2 a lock screen widget (widgets unavailable if app is moved to SD card)
• Share the weather forecast on Facebook, Twitter, email and more
• Share favourite locations with a friend via NFC
• Override the detected location, and select a nearby location instead
• Accessibility for users of TalkBack text to speech
• Designed and optimised for Android, and conforms to current Android design guidelines

Note:
• Ability to store the app on the SD card. Widgets will not be available if you choose to use this function. This is a feature of the Android system. If you cannot see any widgets in your list of available widgets, in settings - manage applications, move BBC Weather from SD card to phone/tablet, and then restart your device.
• This app is currently not available for users in the Channel Islands and Isle of Man. The BBC and Google are working to resolve this issue.

What's New
We've made some improvements based on your feedback:
- Layout change: next hour's weather much more prominent
Hope that helps!

Verdict:

Packed with enough detail to satisfy most people’s needs, this is an essential smartphone app – particularly if you’re British.

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