Weekend weather forecast: What will it be like in Sunderland?

Sunderland is set for a weekend of freezing temperatures as the cold weather continues its hold on the North East.

A Yellow weather warning for snow and ice is in force until midday on Saturday, but the sub-zero temperatures are expected to last into Sunday night and Monday morning.

Snow and ice storm on Moor Lane, Cleadon.

Snow and ice storm on Moor Lane, Cleadon.

There are predicted highs of 3°C and 4°C across the weekend, but the weather could feel as cold as -5°C overnight on Saturday into Sunday.

Met Office forecast for early next week said: “The weather will be much more unsettled, windy at times, with spells of rain and hill snow.

“Rather cold or cold still, with overnight frosts and a risk of ice.”