1. ITV Report

Thursday's morning forecast for the east of the region

Showers, mainly near coasts and in west. Strong winds easing.

Today: Showers may persist in western counties, and near coasts with strong winds, but winds easing later. Sunny spells are likely to form widely, especially in the east. Generally chilly, but with slightly higher temperatures near coasts. Maximum temperature 7 °C.

Tonight: Clear spells will allow a slight ground frost to form, more likely in east. Some showers may persist overnight. Mainly light winds. Minimum temperature 1 °C.

Friday: Brisk northwesterly winds will bring sunny spells after a cloudy start, with showers largely clearing. Feeling less cold in London and near Kent coasts. A widespread frost will form overnight. Maximum temperature 7 °C.