Storm Barra arrived in Hartlepool on Tuesday afternoon bringing with it strong winds and rain.

Nine pictures as Storm Barra sweeps into Hartlepool

People in Hartlepool battled through Storm Barra which swept into town on Tuesday afternoon.

Tuesday, 7th December 2021, 4:54 pm

The weather turned at around lunchtime on December 7 with strong winds whipping in and rain falling.

But people in the town centre continued with their business and when our photographer was out and about.

It is due to see gusts of 45-50mph widely across the UK with 60-70mph winds in exposed coastal locations.

A yellow weather warning is in place until around midnight on Tuesday.

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