Met office issue weather warning for high winds at storm Jorge set to hit South Shields

An updated weather warning has been issued for the North East as storm Jorge is set to bring strong winds across the region.

Weather warning for high winds at storm Jorge set to hit South Shields
Weather warning for high winds at storm Jorge set to hit South Shields

The Met office renewed it's yellow weather warning on Saturday (February 29) morning and warned that travel disruption could be possible. Strong winds are expected to reach the North East on Saturday afternoon and will increase into the evening and overnight into Sunday.

Gusts of 50mph to 60mph are likely quite widely, and especially in association with heavier showers across England during Saturday afternoon.

This is how the weather is forecast to pan out for the rest of the weekend:

2pm: Sunny intervals, 6C, wind speed: 30mph

3pm: Sunny day, 6C, wind speed: 38mph

4pm: Sunny day, 6C, wind speed: 36mph

5pm: Light rain, 40% Chance of rain, 5C, wind speed: 35mph

6pm: Light rain, 60% Chance of rain, 4C, wind speed: 41mph

7pm: Heavy rain, 90% Chance of rain, 3C, wind speed: 44mph

8pm: Heavy rain, 90% Chance of rain, 2C, wind speed: 42mph

9pm: Light rain, 50% Chance of rain, 4C, wind speed: 39mph

10pm: Light rain, 50% Chance of rain, 5C, wind speed: 43mph

11pm: Light showers, 30% Chance of rain, 5C, wind speed: 46mph

Here is the forecast for Sunday, March 1

12am to 3am: Cloudy, 40% Chance of rain, 4C, wind speed: 44mph

3am to 6am: Partly cloudy, 4C, wind speed: 41mph

6am to 9am: Clear morning, 4C, wind speed: 37mph

9am to 12pm: Sunny intervals, 5C, wind speed: 37mph

12pm to 3pm: Sunny intervals, 6C, wind speed: 40mph

3pm to 6pm: Cloudy, 6C, wind speed: 36mph

6pm to 9pm: Clear night, 5C, wind speed: 26mph

9pm to 12am: Partly cloudy, 4C, wind speed: 25mph