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  1. Today's weather for the East Midlands

    BBC Weather

    Areas of mist will clear early to reveal sunny spells.

    It will continue to be mostly fine and dry into the afternoon with highs of 21C (70F). Some areas of cloud will develop in places.

    Swan in Colwick
  2. Today's weather for the East Midlands

    David Pittam

    BBC News Online

    It's a dry and sunny start to the day with a little bit of cloud developing in the afternoon.

    Temperatures should reach about 21C.

    Looking ahead to the weekend, there is the chance of showers on both Saturday and Sunday.

  3. Today's weather for the East Midlands

    BBC Weather

    It's going to be a much drier day, and hopefully a bit brighter.

    There is some cloud about as we go through this morning which will steadily break up as the day progresses.

    In the afternoon, there will still be patchy cloud, particularly in eastern parts of the region, but there will also be some sunshine at times and highs of up to 20C.

    Church Broughton, Derbyshire
  4. Weather warning: Heavy rain brings risk of flooding

    Amy Woodfield

    BBC News

    The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for rainfall across the East Midlands.

    The warning, which is in place until midnight, highlights a risk of flooding for some homes and businesses.

    Weather warning map

    There is also a chance it could cause power outages and disruption on the roads and railways.

  5. Today's weather for the East Midlands

    BBC Weather

    We are expecting to see some heavy, fairly persistent rain today.

    It will be dry to begin with but there is rain pushing up from the south and there could be a rumble of thunder too.

    It will eventually turn drier later in the afternoon but it will linger in some places as we head into the evening.

    Temperatures will reach highs of 17C.

    There is a yellow weather warning for rain in place for a large part of the country, including the East Midlands meaning the heavy rainfall could lead to disruption.

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  7. Van crash leaves woman seriously injured

    Liam Barnes

    BBC News

    A woman is in hospital with serious injuries after a van hit a pedestrian and a dog in Derbyshire.

    Police said they were called to The Hill in Cromford at about 16:00 on Monday.

    The woman was taken to hospital by air ambulance, a force spokesman said, and The Hill has been closed while an investigation is carried out.

    Anyone with any information is asked to contact Derbyshire Police on 101.

    The Hill Cromford