Merseyside weather update Thursday, 24 February, plus five-day forecast: Showers turning to cloudy

WATCH: Your latest weather update for Liverpool and Merseyside.

As we move towards the latter part of the week, it's sunny in Liverpool and Chester. Elsewhere there's light sleet expected. Temperatures reaching highs of 7°C.

As we make our way into the weekend, there's patchy rain forecast with a 76% chance of showers over Birkenhead. Highs of 9°C, apart from Southport where it's reaching 8°C.

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And looking at the five-day forecast now, it's a sunny start before we see some patchy rain followed by lots of grey skies.

It is a really overcast picture for us here in the region; however, it looks like it will stay dry over the weekend. By Monday, it's still looking cloudy with highs of 9°C.