Sunderland weather forecast: This is when heavy rain and strong wind will hit the city as weather warning continues

Heavy rain is forecast in Sunderland throughout Sunday, February 16, as a weather warning remains in place for strong winds as Storm Dennis continues.

Saturday, 15th February 2020, 6:12 pm
Updated Saturday, 15th February 2020, 6:13 pm
The weather warning remains in place.

What will the weather be like in Sunderland this morning?

Heavy rain is forecast throughout most of the morning although it will start to ease after 11am. The temperature will rise to 6C but it will feel as cold as 2C and wind will reach up to 21mph.

What about this afternoon?

Sign up to our daily newsletter

The i newsletter cut through the noise

The heavy rain will slow and some intervals of sun will arrive between 12pm and 3pm. However, showers are likely to return before 5pm. Strong winds will continue, reaching as high as 23mph at some points throughout the afternoon.

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

After a short rain shower, cloud is expected to clear by around 7pm and this will continue into the early hours of the morning – there is little chance of further rain but strong winds will persist.

What will the weather be like tomorrow?

The weather warning for wind continues into Monday, February 17 with sunny spells and scattered blustery showers forecast. There will be a maximum temperature of 8C.

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

The Met Office forecast for Monday, February 17 to Wednesday, February 19 said: “Monday and Tuesday windy with sunshine and showers, these sometimes heavy with hail and thunder, also wintry over high ground. Wednesday lighter winds, dry and bright before rain arrives later.”