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14 pictures which sum up the Beast from the East in South Shields as we remember the crazy weather a year on

It's hard to believe this was the weather a year ago this week - especially with the unseasonably mild and sunny days we've had this year.

Today marks a year since the worst of the weather set in. Here we look at the Beast from the East in South Tyneside in pictures - the rescue heroes, the perplexed pets, and the families having fun.

Kind-hearted rescuers out on the Coast Road
Kind-hearted rescuers out on the Coast Road
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Awwwww
Awwwww
Dane Nicholson
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These dogs didn't know quite what to make of it
These dogs didn't know quite what to make of it
Gemma O'Sullivan
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Cleadon Hills looked magical - and the ponies didn't seem to mind much
Cleadon Hills looked magical - and the ponies didn't seem to mind much
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