Severe weather warnings for Northumberland

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WARNINGS of potential flooding have been given for Northumberland as thunderstorms and heavy rain are forecast tomorrow (Tuesday).

The Met Office has issued a severe weather alert for North East England from 11am to 8pm with slow moving heavy and thundery showers likely to develop during the afternoon.

Up to 20mm of rain could fall within an hour in some places.

The forecast follows thunderstorms and heavy rain at the weekend.

Floods were seen at the War Memorial junction and the junction of South Road and Prudhoe Street in Alnwick and along Denwick Lane during torrential downpours on Sunday.