1. ITV Report

UK Weather forecast: Bright spells across the Meridian region this afternoon but with a rash of heavy, thundery showers

Weather for the west of the region.

Weather for the east of the region.

This afternoon: Rather chilly and windy, but with some sunshine. Blustery showers likely to be heavy at times, perhaps with local hail and thunder. Maximum temperature 10 deg C (50 deg F).

Tonight: Heavy showers continuing for a time during the evening. Becoming drier, clearer and colder into second half of the night, with a slight frost possible as winds ease. Minimum temperature 0 deg C (32 deg F).

Wednesday: A cold but fine start with some sunshine. Becoming cloudier and windier into the afternoon, with further rain spreading eastwards. Much milder overnight. Maximum temperature 10 deg C (50 deg F).

Outlook for Thursday to Saturday: Remaining unsettled and windy throughout. Probably wettest on Thursday, with Friday drier but colder and on the cloudy side. Remaining rather cloudy with a little rain possible on Saturday.