The Transporter Bridge is closed until further notice due to high winds.
The A19 Tees Flyover is closed due to strong winds between A66 and A1046 Haverton Hill Road (Portrack Interchange).
People affected by last month's flooding in Northumberland say they're angry more wasn't done to help them during the storms.
The comments were made during a heated meeting organised by their MP.
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Disgruntled residents who were flooded after Storm Desmond in December have asked why the Tyne has not been dredged to prevent flooding.Read the full story ›
The region has been battered by strong winds today as Storm Gertrude made its way across the UK.
A mother and daughter had a lucky escape after their car was hit by a falling tree, there were also overturned lorries and suspensions to the Shields ferry service and Middlesbrough's transporter bridge.
Drivers across the region are being urged to check the weather before setting out on journeys.
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People took pictures instead of helping a woman trapped in her car after it was hit by a falling tree in high winds, police have said.Read the full story ›
A rainbow over Whitley Bay as Storm Gertrude sweeps the region, causing power cuts and travel disruption.
A fallen tree has blocked the Great North Road, Gosforth, Newcastle.
The occupants of a car escaped without serious injury after the vehicle was struck by a falling tree, which came down in strong winds.
It happened on Chilton Lane in Ferryhill.
The road will remain closed until Friday lunchtime, Durham Police said.
Service suspended on the Tyne and Wear Metro between Sunderland and South Hylton due to overhead line problems.
Nexus say a piece of plastic is caught in the overhead lines, meaning trains are unable to run.