Northumbria Police has issued a weather warning to drivers after reports of fog covering the region.
From 5pm this evening until lunchtime tomorrow, a yellow warning of fog is in place for the North East.
Motorists should be aware that the weather may cause difficult driving conditions and travel disruption.
Police are offering advice to motorists, which includes allowing extra time for a journey and adapting speed according to the conditions.
Drivers are encouraged to leave a safe distance between the vehicle in front and use headlights in reduced visibility and fog lights when visibility is seriously reduced.