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Rain clearing southwards to leave a dry but cool night and sunny spells for Wednesday

Cloudy and Wet in Mansfield, Nottinghamshire Photo: ITV Central

The weather can't seem to make it's mind up at the moment one day we have sunshine, the next rain. The good news is things will settle down for the weekend when it looks like we will enjoy some dry, sunny and slightly warmer weather.

Today though it's been all about the rain. A band of cloud and rain swept through the Midlands bringing at times heavy downpours on average 5-10mm has been recorded.

The radar shows cloud and rain that tracked through The Midlands earlier Credit: ITV Central
Rain will clear away to the south tonight Credit: ITV Central
Rain will clear to leave a dry night Credit: ITV Central
  • Rain will clear away to the South tonight leaving a dry night with patchy cloud
  • Just the chance of a few showers blowing into Staffordshire and Shropshire from the Irish Sea
  • In clearer spells it will feel cool with lows of 7c
  • The wind will ease overnight
Radar shows the rain from today clearing away southwards by Wednesday Credit: ITV Central
  • Wednesday morning will be mostly dry with sunny spells
  • There will be a few scattered showers but they will ease by the afternoon as a ridge of High Pressure builds
Dry with sunny spells on Wednesday afternoon in the East Midlands Credit: ITV Central
The West Midlands will be dry, bright and warmer on Wednesday afternoon Credit: ITV Central
  • Wednesday afternoon will be dry with sunny spells
  • The wind will be lighter
  • It will feel warmer across the Central region with highs of 15c
The outlook as we move towards the weekend Credit: ITV Central
  • Thursday will begin dry and bright before wet and windy weather sweeps in through the day
  • Friday will be dry again with sunny spells and lighter winds
  • The weekend is looking dry and bright so far and it will feel a little warmer than the past few days

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