Around 60,000 passengers are expected to travel through East Midlands Airport between now and next Tuesday for the Easter getaway.
The busiest day will be Easter Sunday with more than 12,000 people travelling throughout the day, a 33% increase in departing passengers compared to the same time last Sunday (24th March).
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It will remain largely dry with clear spells and light winds tonight. Tomorrow, largely dry with the odd shower.
Rain in the far east dying out this evening. Thursday should see some good sunny spells and light winds, with the odd shower.
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