What a difference a day makes! 12 photos of families enjoying Sunderland's seafront before Storm Francis hit

Storm Francis has brought heavy rain to Sunderland after an initially bright start to the week.

Tuesday, 25th August 2020, 6:08 pm
Many people made the most of the dry weather while it lasted and enjoyed a trip to Sunderland's seafront on Monday, August 24.

From surfing at Seaburn Beach to enjoying chips on the seafront, many people made the most of the good weather while it lasted.

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You can't beat chips at the seafront! Youngster Thomas Craig, nine, and sisters Sadie three, and Isabella, seven, enjoying chips in the sun.
Friends Leah Bowley and Rachel Campion made a trip to Seaburn seafront to make the most of the sun while it lasted.
Friends Kieran Dockerty and David Lee enjoy a trip to Seaburn seafront.
Maureen Hill, youngster Amelie Hill, four, and Adrienne Hughes enjoy a walk along Seaburn seafront.
Seaburn seafront visitors take in the view.
Michael McMann taking a rest from his walk along Seaburn Beach.
People out and about along Seaburn seafront on Monday, August 24.
A surfer heads to Seaburn Beach to catch the waves.
Friends Irene Atkinson and Ella Miller (R) catch up at Seaburn seafront.
People making the most of the dry weather on Monday, August 24, with a walk along Seaburn seafront.
A surfer rides the waves at Seaburn Beach.