Sports field floods as thaw and rain bring fresh weather woes

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These weather logged sports fields in Houghton show the amount of water standing in Wearside.

This morning brought fresh havoc for drivers as heavy rain combined with thaw water to create treacherous conditions.

Picture by Chris Enright

Picture by Chris Enright

There were 10 crashes this morning in the area around the Doxford Interchange Roundabout where the A19 meets the A690, with flood water closing roads and causing delays.

Police have urged drivers to take care.

Chris Enright sent in the picture from Houghton, as well as a slow motion video of snow falling in Sunderland last week.

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