Tipton

England, United Kingdom

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  1. Dry and overcast today

    Today is expected to be dry with a good deal of cloud. It will feel chilly under the cloud with light winds of variable direction. Highs of 6 to 9C (43 to 48F).

    Tonight will be dry and cloudy throughout. Mist and fog patches will develop overnight under calm conditions. A cold night with light winds. Lows of 2 to 5C (36 to 41F).

    Get the latest forecast on the BBC Weather site.

  2. Video content

    Video caption: Covid: 'We've got an all year round summer garden'

    A floral mosaic at a Birmingham medical centre serves as a coronavirus tribute to NHS staff.

  3. 'Fireball caused sonic boom across southern England'

    Last night’s meteor, visible over the West Midlands, was caused by a piece of asteroid entering the earth’s atmosphere, according to scientists from the UK Fireball Alliance (UKFAll).

    The fireball sent a sonic boom across southern England, the organisation said.

    Dr Luke Daly of the University of Glasgow and UKFAll said: “This meteor fragmented a lot, as you can see in the videos.

    "Most of the meteoroid vapourised during the six seconds of visible flight. However, with this one we think quite a few fragments probably reached the ground”.

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  4. 'Meteor' spotted over parts of West Midlands

    What's been reported as a meteor was captured on CCTV and on doorbell cameras last night, an astronomer has said.

    The bright streak across the sky was spotted shortly before 22:00 and was visible for around seven seconds, said astronomer Andrew Lound.

    The debris which hit the earth's atmosphere was "probably only the size of a pebble," he said.

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    Posts on social media show it was spotted in Herefordshire, Worcestershire, Warwickshire and Solihull.

  5. What's the weather got in store?

    BBC Weather

    It will be a dull, grey day with lingering patches of fog and cloud with highs of 8°C (46°F).

    Weather map
  6. Coronavirus infection rates continue to fall

    Infections have "continued to decrease" across the UK in the week to 19 February, the latest figures from the ONS infection survey suggest.

    Vaccination rate

    In the West Midlands, one in 140 people are estimated to be testing positive for coronavirus in the period.

    At England level, one in 145 people are estimated to be testing positive for the coronavirus compared with one in 115 last week.

    About 97% of people aged over 70 in the region have received a Covid-19 vaccine but there is concern that take-up is lower among some ethnic minority groups and people who live in poorer neighbourhoods.

    You can follow live coronavirus updates here.

  7. Weather: Sunshine and clear skies

    BBC Weather

    We're forecast sunshine and clear skies today, with a very light breeze.

    Temperatures could rise to about 11C (52F) and we'll have a clear, mild night too.

    You can read more about the forecast on the BBC Weather page.

    Moon over Dawley