WATCH: Drivers warned of heavy fog across the region

Police have issued a warning to all motorists to travel with care after heavy fog across the region this morning.

5.30pm update: Drivers are reporting dense foggy patches this evening too. So, beware, the drive home from work may be tricky.

Fog on the A1 in Northumberland this morning.

Fog on the A1 in Northumberland this morning.

Motorists, cyclists and pedestrians should be aware the weather may cause difficult travelling conditions and possible disruption.

The following advice is offered to road users:

- Plan extra time for your journey.

- Adapt your speed according to the conditions.

- Leave a safe distance between you and the road user in front.

- Use headlights in reduced visibility and fog lights when visibility is seriously reduced.

- If Cycling then ensure reflective clothing, lights and safety equipment are used.