Britain's last circus elephant, who was filmed being beaten in a barn in Polebrook near Peterborough, is getting a new enclosure at Longleat Safari Park in Wiltshire.
Undercover campaigners filmed Anne the elephant's groom at the circus beating and abusing her with a pitchfork.
Her new home got the go ahead following a two day seminar with elephant sanctuary experts, animal welfare groups and vets.
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Showers easing with clear spells overnight. Strong winds easing.
Sunday forecast: Heavy rain is expected for a time with gusty winds, then clearing during the afternoon.
March in the Anglia region has been much drier and sunnier than normal although temperatures have been around average.