South Tyneside flooding: Hour-by-hour forecast as Met Office issues yellow weather warning for heavy rain

Yellow weather warnings for heavy and prolonged rainfall have been issued for the South Shields area, with forecasters predicting three days of solid downpours.

Tuesday, 11th June 2019, 8:54 am
Updated Sunday, 16th June 2019, 7:32 pm
File picture: Flash flooding on South Tyneside - traffic on John Reid Road, South Shields.

The Met Office has issued the warning for heavy rain and advised that local flooding could hit parts of the North East this week.

Heavy prolonged rainfall

The yellow weather alert has been issued for South Shields and across the North East from today (11 June) until Thursday (13 Jun).

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Affected areas are expected to receive around 10 to 25 mm of rainfall, while others will potentially see up to 60 mm - much of which will fall in six to 12 hours, mainly during the first half of Tuesday.

The Met Office has warned the following regions and local authorities in the North East will be affected by heavy rain, and may see some localised flooding:

- Darlington

- Durham

- Gateshead

- Hartlepool

- Middlesbrough

- Newcastle upon Tyne

- North Tyneside

- Northumberland

- Redcar and Cleveland

- South Tyneside

- Stockton-on-Tees

- Sunderland

Hour-by-hour forecast

This is the forecast for today in South Shields, according to the Met Office:

- 9am - Overcast

- 10am - Cloudy

- 11am - Cloudy

- 12pm - Overcast

- 1pm - Cloudy

- 2pm - Cloudy

- 3pm - Cloudy

- 4pm - Overcast

- 5pm - Overcast

- 6pm - Cloudy

- 7pm - Cloudy

- 8pm - Cloudy

- 9pm - Light rain

- 10pm - Light rain

- 11pm - Heavy rain

- 12am - Heavy rain

- 1am – Heavy rain

- 2am – Heavy rain