This is when we'll see sunshine in Northumberland this weekend

Another weekend of the lifting of lockdown restrictions in the county will see a bit of a mixed bag weather-wise.

By Sarah Sinclair
Friday, 10th July 2020, 11:20 am
Updated Friday, 10th July 2020, 11:20 am

According to weather forecasters Hartlepool can expect to see some sunny spells as people enjoy a second week in the city’s pubs and restaurants, following the easing of lockdown.

This weekend will also see the return of grassroots sports with cricket to resume and outdoor swimming pools set to reopen on Saturday, July 11, following an announcement from the Culture Secretary yesterday.

But there’s still a few showers expected, so be prepared if you’re heading out and about.

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It's going to be a mixed bag weather-wise this weekend.

Here’s your day-by-day forecast.

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Friday, July 10

Expect it to be cloudy, changing to light rain by lunchtime, with highs of 15C.

There will be a 50% chance of rain in the evening.

Saturday, July 11

Conditions will be sunny, changing to light showers by lunchtime, with temperatures up to 17C and little chance of showers.

Sunday, July 12

Sunday should be a fine day, with sunny intervals changing to cloudy by late morning and highs of 29C.

The chance of rain is low.

What about the rest of the North East?

The Met Office predicts a cloudy start to Friday with outbreaks of showery rain. Some sunny spells will develop by the afternoon, but with further showers and possibly thundery.

Friday night will see temperatures falling lower than previous nights.

Saturday will be fine with plenty of sunshine to start, but some cloud developing around the middle of the day and a maximum temperature of 18C.

Sunday will be another fine day.

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