Don’t put your woollies away yet as winter set to return to South Tyneside
Don’t pack away your winter woollies just yet, as after the warm, sunny, Spring weather of recent days, the weather for the week ahead looks set to return to conditions more akin to winter.
While temperatures across the North East soared to 17 degrees Celsius on Sunday, the middle of the week across South Tyneside will see daily highs of just five degrees Celsius, as winds revert to a more northerly direction, bringing colder air across the region.
Make sure you have a rain jacket and umbrella at hand as the Met Office is also forecasting the potential for rain on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.
Below is a rundown of the weather for week ahead for South Shields as forecast by the Met Office.
Monday is expected to be mainly dry and overcast, with a 40 per cent chance of light rain at 1pm. Temperatures are expected to peak at a high of nine degrees Celsius, although it will feel colder due to the north-easterly wind which will gust at up to 12mph. Overnight temperatures are expected to fall to seven degrees Celsius.
Tuesday will see a temperature high of nine degrees Celsius, falling to four degrees Celsius overnight. It is expected to be a dry but overcast day with light rain arriving at around 8pm. Winds will once again be from a north-easterly direction with gusts of up to 18mph.
Wednesday is expected to see light rain throughout the morning before being replaced by sunny spells with the chance of a shower by late evening. Temperatures during the day will peak at five degrees Celsius, although with gusty north-easterly winds of up to 25mph, the chill factor will make it feel more like zero degrees Celsius. Night temperatures are expected to fall to three degrees Celsius.
Thursday is forecast to be a day of sunny spells and light showers. It will be another cold day, with temperature highs of six degrees Celsius and overnight lows of four degrees Celsius. Once again a gusty north-easterly wind of up to 30mph will make temperatures feel more like freezing.
Friday will see sunny spells across the morning with light showers developing during the afternoon. Temperatures will once again peak at around six degrees Celsius, falling as low as two degrees Celsius overnight. In the afternoon, winds will be from a northerly direction with gusts of up to 27mph.