Forecasters are warning there could be heavy downpours this weekened with dangerous surface water

North East weather alert as storms forecast for the weekend

The Met Office has put out a yellow weather warning for the entire North East tomorrow

Snowy weather near Rothbury, Northumberland

Weather warnings in place as wind and snow hits the region

Weather warnings are in place as freezing temperatures and snow continue to hit the region

Plans to recruit 'snow angels' in Jesmond have sparked a political row

Jesmond snow angels plan sparks political row

Money spent on the 'snow angels' project could be better spent employing council staff to do a proper job councilors claim

It was hard to make progress for both dog and owner as the wind blasted along Blyth Beach in Northumberland yesterday

Gale force winds and torrential rain batter the North East

Torrential rain and gales battered the North East and caused travel chaos on the trains

Stanhope in County Durham

Wet and windy but no snow for most of us in the North East this Christmas

Forecasters say there is a slight chance of snow for those who live in high altitude areas but the rest of us will probably get away with a few rain showers

A road gritter

North East drivers told to prepare their cars for winter weather

The Highways Agency is urging drivers to prepare for the winter as they launch their winter maintenance programme

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