As the Easter holidays begin, families are leaving the Midlands in search of warmer weather.
Hundreds of thousands of passengers will travel through airports in the region over the next two weeks.
Persistant freezing temperatures have caused a surge in last minutes bookings from people desperate to leave the cold behind.
Michael Sibert reports.
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A few wintry showers will continue to affect the west of the region overnight, and clear spells will lead to frost by Saturday morning.
Staying cold with clear spells for many. There is a risk of catching a few showers, turning to sleet or snow in places.
Despite a ban on mobile phones, video has emerged showing a prisoner inside HMP Birmingham eating a cockroach.