1. ITV Report

Written details for the weekend and beyond in the NW.

River Lune at Halton, looking very autumnal. Photo: Janet Packham, Heysham

Saturday:

A cool start to the day, then sunshine and scattered showers through the day. Showers are likely to be heavy at times, with a risk of thunder. Remaining rather cold, despite fairly light winds. Maximum temperature 8 deg C (46 deg F).

Saturday night:

Showers will become lighter and more isolated through the evening, dying out entirely overnight. A cold night will follow, with frost forming under clear skies with light winds. Minimum temperature -2 deg C (28 deg F).

Sunday:

Chilly, dry and bright for much of Sunday, with a good deal of sunshine. It will become cloudy from the southwest through the evening, then wet, windy and milder overnight. Maximum temperature 8 deg C (46 deg F).

Outlook for Monday to Wednesday:

Cloud and rain will gradually clear through Monday. Then turning colder but staying windy with showers, and more persistent rain for a time on Wednesday.