Cloudy day in prospect - but very mild

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Today will be cloudy with limited bright intervals, although it will become very mild.

Light rain is possible at times throughout.

Tonight, rain is likely to become heavier and more persistent for a time during the evening before finally clearing eastwards.

Clearer and colder conditions will follow, with a patchy frost possible.

There is heavy traffic on the M62 eastbound between J26, M606 (Chain Bar) and J28, A650 (Tingley). Matrix sign set to 60 mph.

Traffic is slow on the M62 westbound between J21, A640 (Milnrow) and J18, M60 (Simister Island).

A replacement bus service is running on Northern Rail between Hebden Bridge and Burnley Manchester Road due to engineering works.