Many parts starting dry with some sunny intervals, but increasing cloud bringing further showers from the west during the day.
Feeling noticeably cooler in the brisk west or northwest wind.
Maximum Temperature 11 °C.
Scattered showers becoming confined to the Pennines and Cheviots this evening, but more persistent and locally heavy rain spreading east after midnight, this clearing by Tuesday morning.
Windy at times, especially across the hills.
Minimum Temperature 5 °C.
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Last night we saw the first full moon since the autumn equinox
It is known as the Hunters' Moon – traditionally providing enough light for hunters to see by.
This year it was also a SUPERMOON – meaning it is closer to the earth than normal so appeared bigger (14% bigger if you are doing the maths)
As it rose so close to sunset and stays relatively close to the horizon it can be seen at times to have an orange tinge.
Michelle Barnes, 33, from Cumbria, was serving a two-year sentence at Low Newton Prison in Durham for drugs offencesRead the full story ›
A County Durham man who describes himself as a 'diehard Manchester United fan' has had the logo of rival team Liverpool tattooed to his leg.Read the full story ›
Sam Lavery, 17, from Coxhoe in County Durham made it through to the third week of The X Factor live shows. She was voted through by the public following her performance on Saturday night's show.
Improving Saturday afternoon. Showery rain and stronger winds for a time on SundayRead the full story ›
A damp start, though rain from overnight will clear north to leave a dry and fine afternoon, with some sunny spells.
Feeling milder than recent days with light southerly winds.
Maximum Temperature 14 °C.