Will the sun show its face in Sunderland today? Here’s the city’s forecast

Sunderland is set for a cloudy start to the day but the sun will be doing its best to break through Thursday afternoon.

Thursday, 29th August 2019, 07:14 am
The sun will be doing its best to break through the clouds today

High temperatures in the city are not set to exceed the late teens on Thursday, August 29.

Thunderstorms earlier in the week brought a break in the humidity of the Bank Holiday and temperatures heading into the weekend are set to be significantly lower.

The Met Office says the North East is set to be cloudy this morning changing to sunny intervals by lunchtime.

A Met Office spokesman said: “A bright but breezy day, with the best of any sunshine in the east. Isolated showers are possible, mainly in the west. Winds becoming gusty through the afternoon. Maximum temperature 19 °C in Sunderland.

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“Becoming mainly cloudy with some outbreaks of light rain, mainly in the north. Some clear spells possible in the south. Minimum temperature 12 °C.”