April weather more like winter than spring

Thundery showers could hit the region as April feels more like winter than spring.

Wednesday, 27th April 2016, 7:12 am
Updated Wednesday, 27th April 2016, 8:18 am
Sunset over Sunderland by Alan Thompson

Showers are expected throughout the region today with hail, sleet and snow to low levels.

Thundery showers are also expected with widespread frost possible tonight.

Saturday is expected to brighten up with snow likely to fall on hills.

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Meanwhile, police are warning drivers to be extra careful when out on the roads.

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