A Diwali safety campaign has been launched with a bang today in Leicester, as firefighters from Leicestershire Fire and rescue gave a demonstration as to what happens if water is put on hot oil in a pan.
The campaign has been launched to get make more people aware of dangers during Diwali celebrations.
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After a wet and windy start, rain will clear to the north to leave it dry, with easing winds but largely cloudy skies.
Early rain will clear northwards during the morning, allowing drier conditions behind.
Thousands of patients have had their operations and appointments cancelled despite a strike by junior doctors being called off.