North East traffic and travel LIVE: What you need to know
Good morning. Here is the latest travel news from around the region.
WEATHER - last update 2pm
Isolated showers expected this morning, rain arriving this evening.
Sunny spells and a few showers this morning, mainly in the west.
Cloud increases this afternoon with rain spreading in from the west this evening. Light west or southwesterly winds.
Maximum temperature 10 °C.
Tonight it is expected to be cloudy throughout with outbreaks of rain, this heaviest and most persistent over high ground in the west.
Strengthening southwesterly winds, becoming gusty over hills.
Minimum temperature 6 °C.
TRAFFIC - last update 2pm
There were delays on the A1 this morning between Chester-le-Street and Washington and also on the Western Bypass section of the road.
TYNE AND WEAR METRO - last update 2pm
There are delays on the system due to a failed train earlier in the day.
BUSES -STAGECOACH, GO NORTH EAST, ARRIVA NORTH EAST - last update 2pm
There are no reported delays to any bus services.
RAIL SERVICES - last update 2pm
No reports of any rail service delays as yet.
SHIELDS FERRY - last update 2pm
There are no reports of delays to the Shields Ferry
NEWCASTLE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT - last update 2pm
There seems to be no issues with flights from Newcastle International Airport.
DURHAM TEES VALLEY AIRPORT - last update 2pm
There are no reported delays to flights.