1. ITV Report

UK Weather forecast: Cold and bright across the Meridian region but with the risk of ice and wintry showers at first

Weather for the west of the region.

Weather for the east of the region.

Thursday: Cold on Thursday morning and windy towards the coast with occasionally heavy and possibly wintry showers slowly clearing. Drier and brighter through the afternoon. Maximum temperature 5 deg C (41 deg F).

Outlook for Friday to Sunday: Uncertain detail on Friday but with the potential for a band of rain moving in from the west which could perhaps bring some sleet or snow. Bright but cold again Saturday, maybe sleet on western hills. Staying cold Sunday with rain and perhaps wintry on hills later. Widespread overnight frosts.