Storm Ciara: Live updates as region hit by strong winds and rain

Welcome to our live blog on Storm Ciara where we will bring you the latest news and travel updates as the storm hits the region.

Sunday, 9th February 2020, 9:50 am
Updated Sunday, 9th February 2020, 9:51 am
Stomry condition on Roker Beach.

The Met Office is warning that Storm Ciara will bring very strong winds and potentially some disruption to travel throughout Sunday.

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A Yellow Warning for wind and an Amber Warning for rain has been issued with the Met Office warning that this could lead to some flooding in areas.

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