Northumberland weekend weather: Heavy rain due to end with sunshine on the way

It’s been a dark and rainy start to Friday, August 16 but thankfully it looks like the weather is due to change for the better this weekend.

By Poppy Kennedy
Friday, 16 August, 2019, 11:04

The damp weather of Friday will NOT continue into the weekend as the Met Office forecast sunshine for Saturday and Sunday.

There will be sunny spells in the county throughout Saturday although there is a 50% chance of rain at 5pm.

Temperatures will rise to as high as 18°C and aren’t set to fall below 12°C overnight.

File picture: Warm weather at Bamburgh beach

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A spokesman for the Met Office said: “Sunny spells and variable amounts of cloud are expected. It will also be rather breezy, with further scattered blustery showers developing, however most parts likely staying dry.”

Sunday is also forecast to be cloudy throughout the day with a 40% chance of rain at around 10pm.

High temperatures are 17°C although it will be windy for most of the day.