One lane is blocked and there is slow traffic on the A1(M) northbound after a multi vehicle accident between J63 A167 / A183 (Chester-le-Street) and J64 A195 (Washington).
Chance of early cloud and showery rain, sleet and snow, followed by drier, brighter and breezier conditions.
Some scattered rain and sleet showers possible down the east coast late afternoon. Maximum Temperature 5C.
A lot of dry conditions tonight, but remaining cold with frost and ice forming in places.
A few wintry showers are still likely in places, especially during the second part of the night.
Widespread ice developing. Minimum Temperature -3C.
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Some other areas in the North East escaped the snow...
Middlesbrough FC's training pitches at Rockliffe Hall in Darlington covered in snow.
As snow causes problems for people across the region, we'd like to share with you this video of a Tyne Tees crew car being pushed out of snow back in 1963!