Ice warning to North East drivers to take extra care

Drivers have been warned to take extra care on the roads this morning as icy patches.

A warning for ice is in place. Picture credit: Met Office
A warning for ice is in place. Picture credit: Met Office

The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for ice which will remain in place until 12pm this afternoon.

A spokesman for the Met Office said: "Icy stretches are likely to form on Monday evening and into Tuesday morning."

Drivers are being urged to ensure they allow extra time for their journey.

A warning for ice is in place. Picture credit: Met Office