Here's Jon with the weather
A double amputee dog is running a marathon to raise funds for the rescue centre she calls her forever home.
There are hints of a more settled end to the week. In the meantime, the changeable story continues. Here's Kerrie...
Officers found the body of a young woman - thought to be in her late teens.
Police say her death is not being treated as suspicious.
The mix of clear spells, showery outbreaks and gusty winds continues.......
Cooler night under clearer skies. Sunshine and blustery showers for Sunday
Windy but brighter over the next few days. Showers in the mix too, heavier and more frequent on Sunday
Your North West weather forecast for the weekend ahead
Caterpillars destined for release into the wild in Manchester and Cheshire, where they have been extinct for a century.
Heavy rain may lead to some travel disruption, especially for the morning rush hour