A mixed bag of weather this week for Hartlepool and East Durham

Storm clouds gather over Tees Bay in this view from the Headland
Storm clouds gather over Tees Bay in this view from the Headland

HARTLEPOOL and East Durham is set to see a mix of cloud, rain and sunshine expected over the next few days.

On Monday there will be a blanket of heavy cloud and rain, with temperatures of around 11C so a jacket and umbrellas will be needed for those venturing outdoors.

Tuesday will see thermometers will creep up to 12C with a mixture of cloud rain and sunshine throughout the day.

On Wednesday, people will experience cloud, rain and sun once again but with milder temperature of 14C.

On Thursday, Met Office experts predict that Hartlepool and East Durham will start with a layer of lighter cloud which will grow thicker as the days goes on, and eventually turn into thunder and lightening.

Once the thunder clouds have passed, there will be a weather cocktail of rain, sun and cloud with temperatures of around 15C.