South Shields set to be hit by heavy rain and sleet as Met Office issues yellow weather warning for Monday, February 24

South Shields is set to be hit by heavy downpours on Monday, February 24, as the Met Office issues a yellow weather warning for rain and snow across the region.

By Sophie Brownson
Sunday, 23rd February 2020, 7:00 pm
Updated Sunday, 23rd February 2020, 7:14 pm

What will the weather be like in South Shields this morning?

This morning will bring heavy rain from 5am, with some sleet showers expected to start at 8am. The temperature will reach just 3°C.

What about this afternoon?

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This rain looks set to clear by late afternoon, with some sun and cloudy spells at around 3pm. The temperature will reach its peak of 7°C at that time.

What will the weather be like this evening and tonight?

It will be a cloudy evening and will remain cloudy overnight, but with strong winds. Gusts will reach as high as 45mph and temperatures will drop to 4°C.

What will the weather be like tomorrow?

Shoppers deal with heavy rain and strong winds on King Street, South Shields.

Tomorrow is then set to be partly cloudy with some sunny intervals by late morning. Maximum temperature will be 6°C.

What is the long-term forecast for the North East?

The Met Office UK outlook Monday, February 24, to Thursday, February 28, said: “Rain, sleet and snow increasingly turning to rain at low levels, with icy stretches possible for a time.

“Rain and hill snow clearing in the afternoon. Windy, especially across hills. Maximum temperature 8 °C.

“Breezy Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday with a mixture of sunny spells and scattered blustery wintry showers, sometimes heavy, with snow likely over hills. Cold, with icy patches forming overnight.”