LIVE Snow updates: Drivers face icy conditions as Met Office predicts further flurries as weather warning continues

Biting conditions continue across the North East as a Met Office yellow weather warning remains in place today, Thursday, February 11, with temperatures as cold as -8C expected tonight.

Thursday, 11th February 2021, 2:11 pm

Its forecasters say while the day will remain largely dry with some sunshine, the region could see some snow showers, particularly later on in the day.

The Met Office also warns we should expect another severe frost and ice stretches overnight, with the temperatures feeling especially cold because of a brisk breeze.

The Northumberland coast in particular has been warned there will be snow showers as darkness falls and says the North East can expect it to drop to as low as -8C.

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Wrap up warm if you're heading out today, with the snow and cold temperatures expected to last.

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Latest weather updates for Thursday, February 11

Last updated: Thursday, 11 February, 2021, 19:55

Traffic cam shows Northumberland sunrise

This photo from the network of the North East Live Traffic Cameras shows the snowfall and conditions at the A1 at Haggerston.

If you think it’s cold here, take a look at this

The Met Office reported it had been as cold as -16c on Tuesday night.

Now it's shared this data 🥶🥶🥶

Snowy Penshaw basks in the sun

It looks to be a fresh but sunny morning so far.

Here's Penshaw a little earlier - the camera just misses the monument!

Second A19 crash causes delays for drivers

Please take care out there:

Good news for passengers as Metro services return to timetable after earlier problems

The service has said: "The earlier delays have now cleared. Thank you for your patience during this time."

Crash on A19 near Cramlington causes delays for drivers

We're sad to say there's been yet another collision on the route this morning - thankfully everyone looks safe.

Disruptions for East Durham bus passengers after bus breaks down

A19 reopens near Seaham after earlier collision

Good news for people using that stretch of road.

Washington’s WWT share showy scenes

Doesn't it look beautiful! It will be lovely to be able to return to our attractions when it's safe to so do following the lockdown.

Picture postcard scene at Herrington Country Park

Our photographer Kevin captured this wonderful scene at Herrington a little earlier.

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