The partial eclipse of the sun is set to begin at around 10.01 am.

It will peak at around 10.59 am, before coming to an end at around 11.56am.

In the South West, the event will start in Penzance at  10.12 am.

In London, the eclipse will begin at 10.08 am, with the maximum eclipse occurring at 11.13 am.

At this point, the moon will cover close to 15 per cent of the Sun.

Lerwick, in the Shetland Isles, is expected to have the best views, with 28 per cent of the Sun obscured at mid-eclipse.

The eclipse will begin at 10.01am in Lerwick, before finishing at 11.56am.