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Tyne Tees Weather - Sunday

St Mary's Lighthouse Credit: CAROLYN FARTHING-DUNN

Rather cloudy with scattered showers throughout the day, more frequent and heavy over higher ground.

Although winds may ease for a time during the morning, windy from the west by afternoon.

Feeling noticeably cooler than Saturday. Highs 8 °C

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Tyne Tees Weather - Saturday

Waves blowing at at Blyth Credit: SUE RUTHERFORD

Starting mild but wet and windy, with gales in exposure as occasionally heavy rain sweeps eastwards. Gusts 50-60mph.

Remaining windy, but becoming brighter and fresher into the afternoon, with blustery showers possible (more likely in the west).

Away from the wind and showers, it will feel warm, with highs to 13°C.

Two seriously injured after crash in Newton Aycliffe

Two men are seriously injured after a crash involving a car and a taxi on the A167 in Newton Aycliffe.

County Durham and Darlington Fire and Rescue Service said the two men, who were travelling in the same vehicle, both had to be cut from the wreckage by firefighters.

One has been airlifted to James Cook Hospital in Middlesbrough, while the other has been taken by road to Darlington Memorial Hospital.

Nothing is known yet about the driver of the other car.

The road is closed both ways, with police directing traffic, between the B6443 at Central Avenue and Ricknall Lane. The crash happened about 500 yards north of the Gretna Green Hotel.

A spokesman for the fire service confirmed the crash involved two cars, after reports that one of the vehicles was a lorry. He said a lorry was at the scene but was not involved in the crash.

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