North East traffic and travel LIVE: What you need to know

The A19.
The A19.

Here is the latest from around the region.

WEATHER - last update 1.30pm

A chilly start with any isolated patches of mist, fog and frost soon clearing to leave another dry and sunny day.

Once again it will become very mild with light winds.

Maximum temperature 16 °C.

Tonight will be dry with clear spells this evening, and patchy mist and fog forming overnight.

Low cloud spreading into the far northeast later.

Touch of frost in places, with winds remaining light.

Minimum temperature 2 °C.

TRAFFIC - last update 7.30pm

The lane of the southbound A1M iwhuich was closed between Junction 64 and Junction 63 at Washington due to a collision has now reopened.

TYNE AND WEAR METRO - last update 6.50pm

There are no reported delays.

BUSES -STAGECOACH, GO NORTH EAST, ARRIVA NORTH EAST - last update 7.30pm

There are no reported delays to any bus services.

RAIL SERVICES - last update 7.30pm

There are no reported delays.

NEWCASTLE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT - last update 7.30pm

There seems to be no issues with flights from Newcastle International Airport.

DURHAM TEES VALLEY AIRPORT - last update 7.30pm

There are no reported delays to flights.