South Tyneside weather forecast: A cloudy weekend forecast following a bright start to the morning

A fine and sunny start to the morning in South Tyneside isn't expected to last as thick cloud is forecast to descend with a chance of rain this afternoon.

Friday, 26th April 2019, 7:55 am
Updated Friday, 26th April 2019, 7:59 am
A sunny start in South Tyneside this morning

Clouds will descend from around 12pm and remain for much of the weekend. Spells of rain are forecast for around 4pm this afternoon.

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The Met Office says southerly winds will freshen, becoming strong along the coast and heavy rain is expected overnight.

It will remain feeling a lot cooler following the recent fine weather with the maximum temperature forecast of around 15 °C today.

That will drop to highs of around 10 °C on Saturday with thick cloud forecast throughout the day.