Weather update: Despite a rainy start Derbyshire is set to brighten up

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The Met Office has forecast that despite a rainy start to today, Wednesday, August 8, in Chesterfield and Derbyshire it will brighten up by late morning.

The day will start cloudy with outbreaks of rain which may be heavy in places.

However, it will brighten up by late morning with sunny spells and scattered showers developing, some of which may be heavy and thundery.

There will be early evening showers which will soon die out to give most parts a dry night with some good clear spells.

Temperatures are expected to reach a high of 21 degrees centigrade and a low of 14 degrees centigrade.