Weather: Drying up for most of Britain this afternoon

The heaviest rain is expected in the south-west this morning.

A cloudy, wet and breezy start to the day for most across the Midlands, south and into Wales with the chance of some heavy rain for a time in the southeast this morning.

It will be drying up for most this afternoon with just the exception of the south-west, where showers will continue.

Meanwhile, a dry and occasionally bright day in the north and into Scotland and Northern Ireland with the best of the sunshine in the west.

Maximum temperatures of 22 Celsius (72F).