What is the weather expected to be like in South Tyneside today?

It's a fairly bright but chilly start to the morning in South Tyneside with clouds expected to descend this afternoon.

Monday, 18th March 2019, 6:37 am
Updated Monday, 18th March 2019, 6:38 am
File pic: A fairly bright start to the morning in South Shields

A bright and sunny start to the morning but thick cloud is set to descend on the town by 12pm.

Temperatures will peak at 8°C today with lows of 2°C this morning - but it will feel as cold as -2°C.

A forecast for the North East on the Met Office website says: "A bright and frosty start. However, early sunshine will gradually be replaced by cloudier conditions from the west, with patchy afternoon rain for western hills and the Cheviots.

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"A few scattered showers may develop further east. Maximum temperature 10 °C.

"Tonight: Most parts turning drier with some clear spells for eastern areas. Western hills remaining cloudier with further light rain and drizzle at times and some hill fog. Minimum temperature 2 °C."