1. ITV Report

UK Weather forecast: Cloud building across the Meridian region with patchy rain arriving tonight

Weather for the west of the region.

Weather for the east of the region.

This afternoon: Sunshine is turning increasingly hazy through the afternoon as high level cloud increases from the west. Maximum temperature 26 deg C (79 deg F).

Tonight: Cloudier conditions overnight with a few showers spreading to the west later. However, many places are likely to stay dry. Feeling rather warm, especially in urban areas. Minimum temperature 14 deg C (57 deg F).

Thursday: Rather cloudy start with scattered showers gradually moving eastwards. Perhaps locally heavy, even thundery, showers developing in the east for a time, before dry, sunny conditions follow from the west. Maximum temperature 25 deg C (77 deg F).

Outlook for Friday to Sunday: Friday, a likely dry start, but turning wet and possibly windy later. Saturday, early rain clearing to sunshine and heavy, thundery showers. Sunday, sunny spells and scattered showers.