South Shields gets taste of winter as first snow of the year arrives in the North East

The winter weather has arrived with a vengeance as South Tyneside enjoys the first snowfall of the year.

By The Newsroom
Thursday, 17 January, 2019, 09:06

It's set to be a chilly few days across the region as we head into the weekend, with Yellow weather warnings in place today and tomorrow, warning of ice and snow.

Temperatures will only get a few degrees above freezing, with snowy showers expected to continue until this afternoon.

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Snow arrives across South Tyneside. Pictures: Verity Ward, Jules Walker, Steve Woods and Nine Software.
Did you get caught in the snow this morning?
Snow falls at Boldon Lane.