Pope Francis will today celebrate his first Easter Sunday since his election earlier this month.
He will lead an open-air mass in St. Peter's Square before delivering an address to the world from his papal balcony.
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Cloud and outbreaks of rain will ease away eastwards during the morning, clearing the east coast around midday with sunny spells developing.
Police and emergency services are attending the scene.
Rebel-held east remains at risk while the pumping station supplying the western part of the city is once again in operation.