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Calendar Weather - Easter Sunday

Happy Easter! Credit: STEVE MULVILLE

Although a little misty and cloudy at first, cloud will break with some pleasantly warm sunny spells breaking through towards midday, especially in the north.

A mainly dry day with winds staying light and variable.

Highs around 4 degrees above average, peaking at 15°C during the afternoon in any sunshine.


Calendar Weather - Saturday

Saxton in the sunshine Credit: JOHN P EARNSHAW

A dull and cloudy start with drizzle in places.

Staying rather cloudy through the day but becoming mainly dry with some bright or sunny spells possible during the afternoon.

Winds will stay light and temperatures will respond quite well in any sunshine. Highs around 11°C.


Calendar Weather - Sunday

Banks of River Trent at West Butterwick, nr Scunthorpe on Saturday Credit: ROY BRIGGS

Rather cloudy start with showery rain pushing northeast during the morning.

By afternoon a mix of sunny spells and showery outbreaks - these more frequent and heavy over high ground.

Winds may ease for a time during the morning but will gather strength again into the afternoon, westerly gusts 45mph over The Pennines.

Feeling noticeably cooler compared to Saturday's high of 16°C, more like 8°C - which is a couple of degrees below the seasonal average.

Pictures: Smog over Halifax

Officials have warned a smog cloud over the country could trigger health difficulties for those with respiratory illnesses and the elderly, although it does not pose a health threat for the general population.

Smog over Halifax

Large parts of England will see air pollution climb to moderate levels today while parts of the north will see it hit nine out of 10.

The town's skyline obscured by the smog
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