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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A chilly but dry and bright start with plenty of sunny spells today and feeling fresher for all.
Mist and fog in the west will be slow to clear for a dry and bright day but feeling fresher for all.
Rain clearing east tonight for a dry but fresher day tomorrow with plenty of sunny spells.