Lord Mayor of Birmingham, Cllr John Lines, says that weather hasn't washed the smiles off faces at the Chinese New Year celebration in Birmingham.
Welcoming in the Year of the snake, revellers packed out the city's Arcadian Centre for an afternoon of festivities.
Celebrations are expected to go on into this evening.
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Any early mist patches swiftly clearing, then a dry day across the region, with variable cloud and sunny spells.
Dry with sunny spells and becoming very warm.
Any isolated showers around at first will fade away overnight then dry conditions prevailing.