Engineers in Portsmouth are hoping their new satellite will be launched safely into space later today. The Astrium equipment should help predict the weather more accurately.
The launch is taking place at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in the deserts of Kazakhstan.
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Becoming brighter with warm sunny spells developing this afternoon but also the risk of heavy showers
Becoming brighter with warm sunny spells but also the risk of heavy showers
Saturday morning's weather for the east of the region