Organisers of the Cheltenham Festival say they're prepared for races to start today, despite the cold weather.
The whole track had to be covered to stop the ground from freezing, as a cold weather front sent recent temperatures tumbling below zero.
During last year's festival, five horses died.
The four day festival will attract an estimated 200,000 people.
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A band of persistent, occasionally heavy rain moves eastwards over the region.
Winds increasing further on Monday morning with a persistent band of rain sinking south across the area by midday.
Thousands of runners took part in the Great Birmingham 10K. The 6.2mile event went around the city, ending on Broad Street.