Watch the solar eclipse live stream below:
- It will be the biggest solar eclipse the UK has seen since the total eclipse in 1999.
- The eclipse will start around 8:26am.
- The maximum eclipse, when the moon is nearest the middle of the sun, will be at 9.32am.
- 90% of sunlight will be blocked out by the moon on Merseyside.
- There won’t be total darkness, most of the UK will experience the same light conditions similar to sunset or dusk.
- The partial eclipse will been seen across Northern Africa, Europe and Northern Asia.
- The UK is not due another solar eclipse until 2026.