Overview for weeks' weather

Another downturn today

Weatherwise, yesterday was one of the pleasantest days we've had for a while, but the weather is now on the slide again.

swans crossing wet road

A fine St. Swithin's... so what next?

Just because it’s been a fine St. Swithin’s Day today does not mean that we are able to forecast dry weather now for the next 40 days.

Overview for ITV Central weather

Fine today. Unsettled week ahead

Today is going to be the best day of the next few. Some welcome dry weather today, but unsettled and cool afterwards.

Live updates

Calls double to water company following Midlands flash floods

The flooding outside a pub in Nottinghamshire pub last month Credit: Lewis Stickley/PA Wire

Calls to a water company have doubled following the flash flooding across the region in recent weeks.

Bosses at Severn Trent Water said 70 per cent of the calls being made were for things the firm is not responsible for, like streams overflowing or drains being blocked.

Read more on the Nottinghamshire flash flooding

Read more on the Flash floods clean-up

Recent flash floods left cars floating Credit: Lewis Stickley/PA Wire

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Figures for last night and ...Drying out tonight

by Emma Jesson
Braunston Marina
Braunston Marina Credit: William Round, Coventry

Last night, parts of the region again saw more than the regional monthly average amount of rainfall which is 51.8mm for July.

More than 50mm rain in Shropshire.

Yardley, Northamptonshire saw 38mm.

South Leicestershire up to 30mm.

6 flood warnings & 23 alerts now in force www.environment-agency.gov.uk

This evening at ITV Central
Odd sharp shower before drying up overnight Credit: ITV Central

The Met Office expect most of any showers to dry up this evening and the yellow weather warning for heavy rain has been removed from the region.

The Environment Agency says the River Severn should remain elevated but they are optimistic of the drier forecast holding out for the next 24 hours.

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