A service of remembrance has been held for the 1,500 passengers and crew of the Titanic who died after she struck an iceberg. Among the victims Birmingham businessman William Edward Hipkins.
The Titanic was captained by Edward Smith from Hanley. He'd been due to retire after the voyage.
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Remaining very windy with gales. Rain soon clearing, with sunny intervals developing.
Outbreaks of rain, sometimes heavy, will soon clear. Sunshine and scattered showers will follow. Mainly dry later.
Localised gales will develop across parts of the region tonight. Tomorrow there will be sunshine and scattered showers.