The impact of Storm Arwen in Sunderland.

Storm Arwen in Sunderland: Pictures as treacherous weather hits the North East region

The high winds and damaging gales of Storm Arwen have caused destruction across Sunderland and the wider North East, with property damaged and events cancelled across the region.

Saturday, 27th November 2021, 1:37 pm

The wild weather saw the opening of Sunderland’s ice rink at Keel Square cancelled on Saturday (November 27) while services across the entire Tyne and Wear Metro network remain suspended for the rest of today.

Met Office forecasters issued a rare Red weather warning on Friday, with a separate Yellow warning for wind remaining in place on Saturday.

Here are some pictures showing the impact of the storm across Sunderland and the surrounding areas.

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