1. ITV Report

UK Weather forecast: Grey with patchy rain across Meridian ahead of heavier rain and windy conditions later tonight

Weather for the west of the region.

Weather for the east of the region.

This afternoon: Dull with patchy rain this afternoon. Brisk winds, especially along English Channel coasts. Staying very mild. Maximum temperature 13 deg C (55 deg F).

Tonight: Staying rather cloudy and mild, with further sporadic outbreaks of drizzle. Winds strengthening after midnight, with more persistent rain spreading east. Rain turning heavy and windy towards dawn. Minimum temperature 10 deg C (50 deg F).

Friday: A wet and windy morning. Sunny spells and strong gusty winds follow, perhaps also some heavy showers. Turning colder through the day. Maximum temperature 13 deg C (55 deg F).

Outlook for Saturday to Monday: Sunny spells Saturday, before outbreaks of rain spread east, with winds strengthening again. Cold, largely dry and often sunny Sunday and Monday with brisk winds gradually easing.