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Weather: A sunny and WARM day

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Temperatures so far

Temperatures have already climbed to over 20C in parts of Northumberland.

With high pressure in control and hardly a cloud in the sky it is a very pleasant day across the north east.

But make the most of it - things will go downhill tomorrow.

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Breathalysers to be used in bars in Durham

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Breathalysers will be used in a number of bars and clubs in Durham City this evening, as part of a new river safety pilot project.

Last week a report by the charity ROSPA (The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents) made a number of recommendations, including additional lighting along the river bank and improving pathways.

Anyone believed to be intoxicated will be breathalysed, and if they are over the limit they could be refused entry.

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Weather: Calm, clear and mild

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High pressure is dominating as we start this week.

It is giving us calm conditions and plenty of sunshine allowing temperatures to get up into the mid-teens, a few degrees higher than the average for this time of year.

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The high pressure will hold on until Friday allowing temperatures to climb further.

By Wednesday we could be seeing them reach 17 or 18C (64F).

On Friday things will start to break down bringing cooler and more changeable conditions.

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