Sunderland weather forecast: Met Office update as heavy rain continues

Heavy rain has plagued Wearside over the last couple of days, leading to localised flooding and surface water on the roads.

Thursday, 13th June 2019, 11:47 am
Updated Sunday, 16th June 2019, 12:53 am

But is it here to stay?

There have been heavy showers overnight into Thursday, June 13 with Metro delays, bus cancellations and flooded roads.

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Rain will pass in the late hours of Thursday, with a dry day on the horizon for Friday, June 14 and mild temperatures between 10°C and 14°C.

The weekend will also be mild with some sunny spells – but risks of showers too.

Strong winds and waves on Roker Pier as the North East gets battered by the rainy weather.
Standing water on Cleadon Lane, Cleadon. There is a Yellow rain warning in force for the North East.
Motorists are being warned to travel carefully during the heavy rainfall.