Northumberland set to be hit by heavy rain and sleet as Met Office issues yellow weather warning for Monday, February 24

Northumberland is set to be hit by heavy downpours on Monday, February 24, as the Met Office issues a yellow weather warning for rain and snow across the region.

By Sophie Brownson
Sunday, 23rd February 2020, 7:23 pm
Updated Sunday, 23rd February 2020, 7:23 pm

What will the weather be like in Northumberland this morning?

What about this afternoon?

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This rain looks set to last until the afternoon, but easing off and becoming cloudy around 5pm. The temperature will reach its peak in the afternoon of just 4°C.

What will the weather be like this evening and tonight?

It will be a cloudy evening and will remain cloudy overnight, but with strong winds. Gusts will reach as high as 43mph and temperatures will drop to 3°C.

What will the weather be like tomorrow?

Heavy rain is set to hit Northumberland. Image by PA.

Tomorrow is then set to be partly cloudy with some sunny intervals by lunchtime. Maximum temperature will be 5°C.

What is the long-term forecast for the North East?

The Met Office UK outlook Monday, February 24, to Thursday, February 28, said: “Rain, sleet and snow increasingly turning to rain at low levels, with icy stretches possible for a time.

“Rain and hill snow clearing in the afternoon. Windy, especially across hills. Maximum temperature 8 °C.

“Breezy Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday with a mixture of sunny spells and scattered blustery wintry showers, sometimes heavy, with snow likely over hills. Cold, with icy patches forming overnight.”