South Tyneside weather forecast: Met Office issues new warning for snow and ice

Families across South Tyneside are being warned to prepare for more winter weather across the weekend.

Friday, 1st February 2019, 3:22 pm
Updated Thursday, 7th February 2019, 3:59 pm

The Met Office has issued a further Yellow weather warning for snow and ice across the North East, with temperatures expected to feel as cold as -4°C moving into Saturday.

Launched at midday on Friday, the warning is set to run until 12pm on Saturday.

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South Tyneside could see some snow showers later on Friday evening and on Saturday morning, with cloudy and cold conditions expected to last throughout the weekend.

Met Office forecasters added: “With temperatures also falling below freezing Friday late afternoon and evening, there will be some icy stretches, especially on untreated surfaces.”

A further warning has already been issued by forecasters for the early hours of Monday, giving advance warning that rain could be set to turn to snow.

Eskdale Drive, Jarrow.

Long-range forecast for next week predicts that temperatures will be slightly milder, with a possibility of showers.

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Snow in South Tyneside. South Shields Town Hall. Picture: Jim Wilkinson.
Snow and ice storm on Moor Lane, Cleadon
Snow in South Tyneside. Becks. Picture: Helen Harker.