1. ITV Report

UK Weather forecast: Showers for parts of the Meridian region this afternoon and feeling cold

Weather for the west of the region.

Weather for the east of the region.

This afternoon: Any more persistent rain in the far north soon easing, then many parts brightening up with some sunshine. However, occasional heavy and perhaps thundery showers will affect eastern areas and some southern coasts, with the just odd shower elsewhere. Maximum temperature 9 deg C (48 deg F).

Tonight: Some clearer spells for a time, but still the odd shower, perhaps heavy near the south coast. However, more persistent rain is likely to spread from the northeast by morning. Minimum temperature 3 deg C (37 deg F).

Friday: Some further showers then brighter for a time before further cloud and outbreaks of showery rain spread from the east. Maximum temperature 10 deg C (50 deg F).

Outlook for Saturday to Monday: Bright or sunny intervals and occasional showers Saturday and Sunday, and with lighter winds. Monday probably dry and bright in the west, but breezier with some rain in the east.