East Midlands Weather: Cloudy and windy

Today:

Early sunny spells will give way to increasing cloud from the east as the day goes on, eventually bringing occasional rain to the far east late on. It will also become increasingly windy, perhaps touching gale-force around exposed coasts later. Maximum temperature 22 deg C (72 deg F).

This evening and tonight:

Rain will edge erratically westwards overnight to affect most parts, with brisk northwesterly winds only gradually easing. While much of the rain will be light, occasional heavy downpours are likely. Minimum temperature 12 deg C (54 deg F).

Thursday:

While strong winds will continue to ease, it will stay generally cloudy, with persistent and at times heavy rain. The best brightness will be in the far west early on. Maximum temperature 18 deg C (64 deg F).