It has been four days since Typhoon Haiyan hit the Philippines, and families in the Midlands are still waiting to hear if their loved ones are safe.
Hundreds of thousands of people have been left homeless since the storm - and aid workers from the region are now being mobilised to go and help.
Zaid Al-Rawni is due to land in the Philippines today.
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An 82-year-old lollipop man has been left too scared to return to work after a "senseless" attack in which his lollipop stick was stolen.
Cold and windy with further scattered sleet and snow showers overnight, most of these falling in the north and west.
A cold and blustery night with rain, sleet and snow showers. These will be most frequent in the northwest with snow accumulations possible.