Yellow Weather Warning issued for the following areas from afternoon until night

A Yellow weather warning has been issued for Thunderstorms across the North East.

The Met Office have issued a yellow warning for Thunderstorms from 13:00 today to 21:00 today for the following areas:

    Darlington
    Durham
    Gateshead
    Hartlepool
    Middlesbrough
    Newcastle upon Tyne
    North Tyneside
    Northumberland
    Redcar and Cleveland
    South Tyneside
    Stockton-on-Tees
    Sunderland

Thunderstorms and heavy downpours are likely to break out in some places this afternoon and evening.

Although not all places will catch these storms and downpours, where they do occur 20 to 40 mm rain may fall in some places in an hour or two.

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