Hartlepool weather forecast: Heavy rain set to hit after sunny morning

Outbreaks of rain are set to hit Hartlepool later today.
Outbreaks of rain are set to hit Hartlepool later today.

Today looks set to bring a mixed bag of weather to Hartlepool with heavy rain set to hit after this morning's bright start.

Outbreaks of rain will hit the town from around 2pm this afternoon with scattered showers to follow into the evening.

The Met Office says the scattered showers, some possibly heavy and thundery, will die away overnight to leave long clear spells.

It will also feel cooler than in recent days, with maximum temperature of around 15 °C.