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27 pictures which sum up the Beast from the East in Sunderland as we remember the crazy weather one year on

It's hard to believe this was the weather a year ago this week - especially with the unseasonably mild and sunny days we've had this year.

Today marks a year since the worst of the weather set in. Here we look at the Beast from the East in South Tyneside in pictures - the rescue heroes, the perplexed pets, and the families having fun.

Dealing with the snow at Burdon Lane
Dealing with the snow at Burdon Lane
Sunderland City Council
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Drivers faced treacherous conditions
Drivers faced treacherous conditions
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Cars struggling on Houghton Cut
Cars struggling on Houghton Cut
North East Live Traffic
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Around Ryhope
Around Ryhope
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