Severe weather warning

Severe weather warning for parts of the region.

Flights diverted to Newcastle

Flights diverted to Newcastle Airport
Flights diverted to Newcastle Airport Credit: ITV Tyne Tees

Flights that have been unable to land at other UK airports have been diverted to Newcastle.

Last night two planes landed at Newcastle Airport after being redirected due to the weather.

Airport bosses say that their services are running to schedule.

East Coast warns of rail delays as severe weather is forecast

East Coast has lifted ticket restrictions for some of its services and is warning that the high winds and heavy rain forecast are likely to cause delays or cancellations.

Speed restrictions are being put into place by Network Rail as severe weather conditions are forecast for Monday, December 23.

East Coast is advising passengers to check its website before they travel.

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York on flood alert

Flooded River Ouse, in York. Credit: ITV Calendar

Flood alerts are in place in North Yorkshire after days of heavy rain on the Pennines. Riverside footpaths at King's Staith and Queen's Staith in York have been flooded. Guests at a local hotel had to move their cars from a riverside car park before the River Ouse burst its banks.

A warning to motorists in York city centre Credit: ITV Calendar

One flood warning was in place on Sunday morning at Naburn Lock on the outskirts of the city. The Environment Agency says this means flooding is expected and immediate action is required by those in the affected area.

Hotel guests had to move cars before a York riverside car park flooded Credit: ITV Calendar

Lower category flood alerts have been issued for other stretches of the River Ouse and the River Nidd. Businesses in York remain open and while no significant rainfall is expected throughout Sunday, unsettled weather is forecast for Monday.

Flooded riverside footpaths in York Credit: ITV Calendar