ITV Weather forecast for North West England and the Isle of Man

Today:Cloud and rain clearing eastwards during the morning to leave a blustery day with sunny spells and a few locally heavy showers. These carrying the risk of hail and thunder. Feeling mild out of the wind and in the sunshine. Maximum temperature 12 °C.

Tonight:Drier for a time during the evening, before a more persistent band of showers, heavy and perhaps thundery, moves through overnight accompanied by strong winds. Minimum temperature 3 °C.

Thursday:Remaining windy on Thursday with sunny intervals and scattered showers, these turning heavy at times. Winds gradually easing later, feeling mild. Maximum temperature 12 °C.

The latest information on flooding in the region from the Environment Agency: