Sunderland weather forecast: Sunny skies on the horizon - but this is when the city will see more thunderstorms

The sun will have his hat on in Sunderland on Monday, August 5 – but is it going to stay that way?

Monday, 5th August 2019, 6:34 am
Updated Monday, 5th August 2019, 7:50 am

Met Office forecast predicts warm weather for Wearside, with top temperatures of 21°C expected over lunchtime and as we head into the afternoon.

It’s set to be a sunny day, with little cloud, so it could be a great time to head outdoors for some fun with the family.

But is the thunder and lightning, which hit the region on Sunday, August 4, the last of it for the week?

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It will stay clear as we head into Tuesday, August 6 – but be warned; there’s a chance of heavy showers, hail and thunder in Sunderland and the wider North East region.

Forecasters say we are most likely to see thunderstorms between 1pm and 3pm on Tuesday. Make sure you take a rain coat!

Enjoying the heatwave in Sunderland - the temperatures are set to be warm on Monday, August 5.