More rain expected to fall in North East today

Further rainfall is expected today in the North East amid flooding problems on the region's roads.

Tuesday, 6th March 2018, 9:09 am
Updated Tuesday, 6th March 2018, 9:15 am
The promenade at Seaburn in Sunderland.

Forecasters at the Met Office say it will be a mostly cloudy morning, with rain at times.

Any snow will be limited to the highest ground.

Brighter conditions will then spread to the north during the afternoon, but with a risk of a few showers.

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Brisk easterly winds easing later with a maximum temperature of 6 °C.

Tonight will be largely dry with clear period. A frost is likely with some patchy mist and fog.

Tomorrow there will be occasional showers across the hills, but elsewhere a mainly dry, bright morning.

Scattered showers then developing across the region for the afternoon, with bright spells.

Winds will be mostly light and there is expected to be a maximum temperature of 7 °C.