Mainly dry with some decent spells of sunshine through this morning. A greater risk of showers for this afternoon, and some of these are likely to be heavy with a risk of thunder. Windy, particularly so near showers. Maximum temperature 8 deg C (46 deg F).
Very windy through the evening and night with further showers likely, again some of these likely to be heavy. Temperatures remaining a few degrees above freezing. Minimum temperature 5 deg C (41 deg F).
Very windy at first, this slowly moderating through the day. Showers should be less widespread, though the odd heavy one is still possible. Feeling cold. Maximum temperature 8 deg C (46 deg F).
This morning's rain has cleared into the North Sea and the Anglia region is faring well this afternoon with dry weather and sunny spells. Despite the improvement in the weather, river levels are expected rise further this afternoon and more than 30 flood warnings are in force across the region.
Persistent rain, heavy at times, has affected the Anglia region since Thursday afternoon. More than an inch of rain (25.4mm) has fallen in places onto ground already saturated by an exceptionally wet winter so far.
At 9:30 this morning, 21 flood warnings and 41 flood alerts were in force. The rain is now easing and most places will become dry this afternoon. However, there'll be further rain at times this weekend, combined with very strong winds.
Rain has already arrived in Milton Keynes and Northamptonshire as well as parts of Cambridgeshire, south Lincolnshire, Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire. This will cross the country during the next twelve hours heralding a soggy end to the week for the Anglia region.