We are pleased to report that no crimes have been reported in Digbeth so far today. We're patrolling to keep families and revellers safe.
Follow @brumpolice for live updates from the largest St Patrick's day parade outside of New York City. 85k people expected to attend.
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A mother from Birmingham has issued a warning after her daughter, 4, was bitten by a spider.
Slowly brightening up later in the day, with some warm sunny spells possible by evening.
Any mist and low cloud will clear during the morning, leaving bright or sunny spells.