This is how long the sunny weather is likely to last in South Shields on Monday

South Shields woke to sunshine on Monday morning.

Monday, 8th July 2019, 7:11 am
Updated Monday, 8th July 2019, 7:19 am
A walker enjoys the recent high temperatures at Souter Lighthouse, Whitburn

But how long will the good weather last?

According to experts at the Met Office, conditions will cloud over mid morning before the sunshine returns early afternoon until around 6pm.

Temperatures are likely to reach highs of 17 degrees Celsius.

By Tuesday, however, rainfall will return with heavy downfalls expected around 7am and 11am.

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Showers are also forecast for Wednesday before sunshine returns on Thursday and stays through to the weekend.