Met Office on the today's weather prospects

The Met Office have tweeted today's weather prospects:


Welcome to the weekend, Southern UK generally increasingly wet and windy today, brighter in northern parts.


Standpipes 'could return'

Environment Secretary Caroline Spelman has raised the possibility of standpipes returning to UK streets if the country is hit by a third dry winter in a row.The warning comes as fears of further flooding remain following heavy rains.