1. ITV Report

West Midlands Weather: Rain spreading north, brighter with scattered showers later.

Today: Cloud and outbreaks of locally heavy rain will spread quickly northeast through the morning. Much brighter conditions will follow during the afternoon, but with some heavy and possibly thundery showers developing. Feeling warm and rather humid.

Tonight: Showers will mostly ease this evening, but occasional rain may affect the south and east for a time late evening onwards. The rain will clear later, leaving isolated showers.

Saturday: A dry start for many with bright or sunny spells. Scattered showers will develop during the morning, with some heavy and possibly thundery downpours in places during the afternoon.