Sunderland weather forecast: Bright and sunny spells this weekend with heavy rain on the way

The sun will show its face this weekend in Sunderland – but heavy rain is on the way.

Saturday, 12th October 2019, 2:17 pm

It was a dry start to Saturday, October 12 with bright, sunny intervals and light winds and temperatures of up to 12°C. Further spells of sunshine are due this afternoon, reaching highs of 15°C.

Light showers are expected this afternoon, with thick clouds later this evening.

Persistent and occasional heavy spells of rain are expected in the early hours of Sunday, October 13 with a minimum temperature of 7°C.

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Sunday will also see a wet morning full of heavy rain, but the afternoon will be drier with bright spells. The temperature will reach highs of 13 °C.

So, what’s the Met Office outlook for early next week?

Forecasters are predicting a dry start to Monday, October 14, but heavy showers and strong winds are expected later in the day.

Heavy rain is over the weekend with bright and sunny spells.