Sunderland weather forecast: More rain and high winds are on their way

Sunderland is set for a wet and windy weekend.

Friday, 21st February 2020, 8:03 pm
Updated Friday, 21st February 2020, 8:04 pm
More wind and rain are on their way

What will the weather be like in Sunderland on Saturday morning, February 22?

The morning will see a mixture of sunshine and cloud with light showers throughout. There will be more high winds, with gusts of up to 45mph.

What about the afternoon?

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The mixture of sunny intervals and showers will continue through the afternoon, though the winds should start to ease as the day wears on.

What will the weather be like in the evening and overnight in Sunderland?

The rain should pass over by tea time and the evening will be dry, though cloudy. The wind should continue to ease.

What will the weather be like on Sunday?

Sunday is set for a cloudy start before the sun comes out around lunchtime. It should remain sunny through the afternoon. The winds will get up again, though not as high as Saturday.

What is the long-term forecast for the North East?

The Met Office UK outlook for Monday, February 24, to Friday, March 6, says: “Monday fine and frosty ahead of further strong winds and rain later, possibly with some snow. Sunshine and blustery showers Tuesday.

“Unsettled and often windy conditions are expected to continue with areas of rain moving east across the UK, interspersed with brighter, showery interludes.

“There is an increased chance of deep low pressure systems affecting somewhere in the UK, causing large amounts of rainfall and very strong winds.

“Temperatures are likely to frequently oscillate between rather cold and rather mild.