Sunderland weather forecast: Weather warning issued for weekend as Storm Dennis descends

Heavy rain is expected to hit Sunderland at the weekend but it will remain cloudy and cool on Friday, February 14.

Thursday, 13th February 2020, 7:07 pm
Updated Thursday, 13th February 2020, 7:07 pm
File picture: Wind and rain hit Sunderland.

What will the weather be like in Sunderland this morning?

This morning will remain cloudy and cool with gusts of wind reaching 28mph. The temperature will rise to 5C by 11am.

What about this afternoon?

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This afternoon will remain cloudy with a chance of sunny spells at 4pm. The temperature will 9C by 3pm but it won’t feel warmer than 6C.

What will the weather be like this evening and tonight in Sunderland?

It will remain cloudy throughout the evening and into the early hours of the morning. The temperature will drop to just 4C overnight.

What will the weather be like tomorrow?

A yellow weather warning for strong wind is in place from Saturday, February 15, at 10am and will last the rest of the weekend.

Highways England is warning road users to check the weather forecast and road conditions before they travel this weekend as strong winds and heavy rain are forecast.

A spokesman for the organisation said: “Road users are advised to take care when travelling, allowing plenty of time to complete your journey and consider whether your journey is necessary before setting out.”

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

A spokesman for the Met Office said: “Storm Dennis will bring strong winds over the weekend. Some disruption to travel is likely across parts of England and Wales.”