WEATHER: Enjoy the sun while it lasts, showers return this evening

The East Midlands has enjoyed a gorgeous spell of bright, blue days over the weekend but sunbathers are warned that the rain and cloud is set to return tonight.

Monday, 9th May 2016, 3:46 pm
Updated Monday, 9th May 2016, 4:51 pm
Sunny scenes today as the weekend bright spell continues (stock image).

The Met Office says we can expect a find and dry end to the day before thickening cloud returns during the evening with chances of showers in the southern region, while further north will remain dry.

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Tomorrow bright and sunny intervals will mix with showers in the morning, and general rain cover later in the day, perhaps thundery in places.

Interspersed sunny and wet intervals will continue until Friday, becoming much cooler as winds turn northerly.