Snow over – flooding predicted

An icy scene at Wolseley Bridge near Rugeley Photo: Jennie Anderson

There is still alot of snow on the ground, 11cm in Nottingham after 14cm falling today in Nottinghamshire. 8cm in Cranwell, Lincolnshire. And 14cm in Leek, Staffordshire.

Temperatures will dip initially this evening so beware of some icy stretches. The temperature will then continue to rise throughout the night as wind and rain pushes across the region from west to east.

Icicle Credit: Russ Tierney

Rain is just about pushing into the west of the region around now, and there could be some heavy bursts of rain this evening. As it ploughs eastwards, the West Midlands is particularly at risk of localised flooding. A yellow 'Be Aware' warning is currently in place, but the night will be generally frost free – two or three degrees Celsius.

The 'up' side is that the rain will steam through quite quickly so it should have cleared the region totally by 9am Sunday when it will be mainly fine and sunny. A few showers later, and much milder than today at seven degrees Celsius.

A sunny day today above snowy grounds in Turnditch, Derbyshire Credit: Jennifer Lumbard