The unsettled weather means some beautiful scenes across the region.
Nurseries are being forced to dump their spring flowers because of the cold weather.
According to provisional Met Office statistics this has been the coldest March for 50 years.
Some mist and low cloud to start the day, burning back to the coast during the morning.
Inland drier and brighter weather develops for a time, with sunny spells and a few sharp showers. Highs are expected to be the warmest in a while at 17-19C with a light breeze.
Heavy and thundery showers will start to develop from the north during the afternoon, sinking south during the evening. This will increase the chance of further flooding after Saturday's heavy rainfall.
Mist, low cloud and moisture returns from the North Sea overnight. Damp and murky conditions across many parts of the region - but mild, lows of 9C
Despite a gloomy beginning conditions will improve for a time inland on Monday. Warm spells of sunshine and just a few scattered sharp showers. Highs inland up to 19C but cooler and cloudier especially along the east coastline for much of the day.
Heavier, slower moving and possibly thundery showers are expected later in the day from the north. The Met Office have an early warning in place for the further risk of localised flooding by Monday night.
A slow start but compared to Saturday it's a much improved story.
Cloud will lift and thin during the morning and any showers will die away.
It will become drier, brighter and warmer into the afternoon. A fair amount of cloud but some breaks developing with highs inland of 15-17C.
Lighter winds. Less cold at the coast but low cloud possible at times.
Overnight it's a damp and gloomy picture with low cloud, mist & fog - but mild temperatures of 8/9C.
Conditions slowly improve from the south as we head into Sunday.
Heavy rain, currently over northeast England is moving west over the next few hours, expected to peak by 2/3pm before being replaced by showers - some of which will be heavy and maybe thundery. Cool high of 12C but fog for the east coast, highs here only 9C.
Over 2 inches of rain could fall by the end of today. The Met Office have a warning in place for the risk of localised flooding which runs until midnight.
During the early early hours much drier weather develops and despite a murky start on Sunday the second day of the weekend is set to be drier, brighter and warmer with some sunshine developing. Highs 17C
Dull and misty with rain, some prolonged and heavy bursts, especially for hilly districts.
Hill and some North sea coastal fog.
Brisk gusty northeasterly winds.
Maximum temperature 14 °C.
Bright evening with some sun.
Sea mist and some drizzle may spread onto exposed North sea coasts tonight.
Freshening north winds, occasional rain spreading to other areas overnight, heavier by dawn.
Minimum temperature 7 °C.
The number of puffins that live off the Northumberland coast are being counted amid concerns our recent bad weather has hit the population.
For the first time in five years the National Trust is carrying out a puffin census on the Farne Islands.
Ross Hutchinson reports.