1. ITV Report

Friday lunchtime forecast for the east of the region

Early patchy rain then sunny spells developing.

Today: Any light rain will soon die out to leave a mostly dry day with some good sunny spells developing. However, thicker cloud may bring some back to southern coastal areas by evening. Maximum temperature 9 °C.

Tonight: Mostly dry, with any rain in the far south soon dying out, although an isolated wintry shower can't be ruled out in the west. Frosty in many places by morning. Minimum temperature -1 °C.

Saturday: Another mostly dry day with sunny spells, although the odd wintry shower may spread from the northwest later in the day. Colder than Friday, accentuated by a strengthening wind. Maximum temperature 7 °C.