Icy weather to hit Hartlepool and East Durham

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A WEATHER warning has been issued for Hartlepool and East Durham as winter continues to bite.

The Met office has placed a yellow warning of ice across the area from 6pm tonight (Sunday).

The warning, covering the whole of the North East, will remain in place until 10am on Monday.

According to the Met office there will be showers of rain, sleet and snow overnight - with a risk of icy stretches on untreated surfaces.