A deadly disease which kills Ash trees has been found in the National Forest in Leicestershire. Ash Dieback, as it's known, is a fungus which causes leaf loss and can lead to the death of the tree.
There are fears that if the disease takes hold in the Forest's Ash population, up to two million trees could wither and die.
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Feeling less cold than recent days with winds easing and some long sunny periods. Most areas will be dry throughout.
A cold start with some icy patches. Largely dry and sunny through the day, with any showers soon dying out and winds easing too.
Scattered wintry showers during the evening will become fewer and further between overnight, with westerly winds tending to ease.