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Weekend weather: unsettled, blustery, cool

Not looking great weather-wise over the coming days Photo: ITV News Central

After a relatively quiet night, Saturday morning sees showery bursts of rain pushing in from west.

Low pressure to the NW of the UK is spinning showery rain across the region and winding up the isobars so the weather over the next few days will be unsettled and blustery at times.

Showers possible this morning Credit: ITV News Central

Skies brighten from the west this afternoon, but there's still scope for heavy showers, some heavy and thundery later in the day. It will be a windy Saturday, gusts 30mph, nearer 40mph in heavier showers and in more exposed spots.

Brighter skies, but showery this afternoon Credit: ITV News Central

Temperatures peak several degrees below where they should be for the time of year and it will feel cooler in the showers and chilly in the wind, so not a pleasant feeling combination - and nothing like last weekend!

Saturday night turns drier from the west.

Sunday then starts chilly, fine and bright, but it won't be long before the next spell of rain pushes in later. The East Midlands will probably just cloud over during the day. Overall, blustery and cool.

Not real signs of improvement over the next few days Credit: ITV News Central

Monday, a mix of sun and showers - nothing too heavy though. Breezy and cool.

Tuesday, sun and scattered showers. The W/SW Midlands will be most prone to showers and rain.

Thereafter, indications are for showers or longer spells of rain. Very changeable - but the wildlife don't seem to mind.

Grebe at Straws Bridge, Ilkeston fishing for her breakfast. Credit: John Smith

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