North East set for further flooding and disruption as Met Office issues yellow weather warning

Flooding.
Flooding.

The region is facing further floods and disruption to transport, with the Met Office issues a yellow severe weather warning for heavy rain overnight.

A band of heavy and possibly prolonged rain is expected on Thursday across parts of North East England and South East Scotland.

The Met Office said: "Rainfall totals of 10-20 mm are likely quite widely, with perhaps over 30mm on high ground.

"Given the earlier wet weather please be aware of the renewed risk of flooding and disruption to transport."