Sunderland LIVE news: Latest traffic, weather and updates from across the North East

Hello and welcome to our live news blog for Monday, August 12.

Monday, 12th August 2019, 7:30 am
Updated Tuesday, 13th August 2019, 4:02 pm
Welcome to the live news blog for Monday, August 12.

It’s Fiona kicking off the new week from now until 2pm, so if you see anything of note, please let us know. We’ll bringing you the latest across the region’s roads and transport network, as well as the latest on the weather from the Met Office forecast to see what’s in store for the area. Scroll down and refresh to catch the latest updates.

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