"We would urge drivers to be vigilant; give themselves extra travel time, reduce their speed and keep tuned into weather updates.”Read the full story ›
ITV News Central has put together a guide on what to do in wintry weather conditions as a yellow warning of snow is issued.Read the full story ›
Commuters are braced for travel disruption during the evening rush hour on Thursday with sleet and snow forecast for parts of the region.
The Met Office has issued a yellow warning for snow and say heavy rain and strong winds may prove additional hazards. As skies clear on Thursday night there is also potential for widespread ice to form quite rapidly on untreated surfaces.
Councils across the Midlands have said they are ready to deal with the weather disruption and that gritting teams will be working through the night.
"It doesn’t bear thinking about what might have happened if he’d even been going only slightly faster."Read the full story ›
High winds on North Shropshire are playing havoc with trees and road safety - this was near Quina Brook earlier tod… https://t.co/V6BK3Iv4HL
Police are urging motorists in North Staffordshire to drive with extra care, after a number of trees were blown into the road due to high winds.
Gusts of up to 75mph have hit parts of the UK today and forecasters say arctic conditions could hit parts of the Midlands tomorrow.
The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning of strong winds and snow in northern areas and parts of Scotland.Read the full story ›
Des Coleman: "Wednesday is the transition day we could possible see wintry showers especially towards the coastlines of the East Midlands."Read the full story ›
A severe weather warning is in place across parts of the country, telling people to be aware of icy conditions.
Clear spells on Wednesday night meant a chance of temperatures dropping below freezing.
The Met Office warning, in place until 10am, highlights the dangers of untreated surfaces such as pavements, cycle paths and some minor roads.
It's in place for the East Midlands in particular the Lincolnshire area.
Head to our weather page for the lastest forecast for the region.
This charming video was captured by a pair of bird enthusiasts in Leicestershire, who claim that more than 40 wrens have visited their nesting box.
Grahame and Beverley Cooper say the birds have taken to nesting on the side of their stables in the south of the county.
They placed a camera nearby to track the wrens as the pop in and out! Take a look ....
Motorists are being advised to take extra care on the region's roads this morning after the met office issued a warning for severe ice.
Icy patches are likely to form on roads as temperatures dipped below freezing last night.
Showers of rain, sleet and snow are expected on higher ground.