Viewers' pictures of the storm

Before the storm
Before the storm Credit: Christopher Luke
The rain arrives at Tyne Tees HQ
The rain arrives at Tyne Tees HQ Credit: Richard Wilson
Lightening striking Tyne Bridge
Lightning striking Tyne Bridge Credit: Marc Burton
Dean St in Newcastle
Dean St in Newcastle
Lightning strikes
Scotswood, Tyneside Credit: Gail Keily
Newcastle's Central Motorway under water
Newcastle's Central Motorway under water Credit: Ben Towell
Stranded car
Stranded car Credit: Julie Murphy
Blaydon today
Blaydon today Credit: Claire in Blaydon
Submerged vehicle
Submerged vehicle Credit: Steve Graham
Road under water
Road under water Credit: Rosalyn Sewell
Tyne Quayside
Tyne Quayside Credit: Wayne Todd
Urban waterfall
Urban waterfall Credit: Hannah Jayne
Haltwhistle
Haltwhistle Credit: Trevor Potts