Solar eclipse live: spectacle comes to an end, but clouds block view for many

Britain is set for the most total eclipse since 1999

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The Independent Online

The solar eclipse currently supposed to be visible over Britain — blocking out the sun between 8am and 11am — but a cloud of toxic smog and a cold front over the country are threatening to largely obscure views.

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The most intense part of the eclipse is expected to be at about 9.30, depending on where you live. It will begin in the south west of the country and steadily move north and east.




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