Sunderland's weekly forecast as city set for sunny intervals and heavy showers
According Met Office forecasters, Sunderland looks set for a week mixed with sunny spells and heavy rain.
As we start a new week, Wearside looks set to experience some bright but wet weather from Monday, May 10.
Met Office forecasters are predicting that Sunderland will see sunny spells from Monday to Wednesday with some heavy rain showers spread throughout as temperatures remain fairly mild.
However by the end of the week it will be cooler and cloudier – although the rain is predicted to stay away.
Monday, May 10
A fairly bright start to the day with sunny intervals until heavy showers begin from 12pm throughout the rest of the day.
The sun will continue to shows its face at different spells during the day and the rain looks set to stop from 7pm.
Temperatures will reach highs of 15C at around 1pm, according to the Met Office forecast.
Tuesday, May 11
Another sunny start to the day with temperatures reaching 13C by 1pm.
However from early afternoon intervals of heavy showers are forecast with some sunny spells throughout the rest of the day.
Wednesday, May 12
Following two days of showers, Wednesday is forecast to be dry with sunny spells throughout the day and high temperatures of 13C.
Thursday, May 13 to Saturday, May 15
There is expected to be some sunshine on Thursday morning and light showers by the early afternoon.
However from late afternoon through to Saturday the forecast is predominately cloudy with high temperatures dropping from earlier in the week to as little as 10C on Friday.