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Christmas Eve could be rather frosty and at present, Christmas Day looks like being cold and clear with one or two wintry showersRead the full story ›
Bright with sunny spells, but still feeling cold in gusty northwesterly winds.
Isolated showers during the morning, but becoming mainly dry and fine during the afternoon with winds easing later. Maximum Temperature 8C.
Remaining windy and feeling cold overnight.
Some clear spells but also a few scattered showers, these mainly over hills in the west where they are likely to be wintry at times.
Risk of gales, particularly over the hills. Minimum Temperature 2C.
A host of stars are in London tonight for ITV's big Christmas charity show, Text Santa, which is on the channel from 8pm until 11.20pm. Our reporter Richard Slee went to see how preparations were getting along.
There's a bit of everything on the way this weekend - here is the forecast.Read the full story ›
Gales are expected to affect parts of southeast Scotland and northeast England at times during Sunday and Monday.
Gusts between 55 and 65 mphseem likely over and to the east of hills.
The public should be aware of the possibility of minor disruption, in particular to road travel.
All this week we've be hearing about how some of the money being raised for Text Santa will benefit people right here in the region, ahead of tonight's live programme on ITV.
St Oswald's Hospice in Newcastle receives support from Together for Short Lives - a national charity that supports children's hospices in the UK.
Here's Deborah and Isabelle's story:
This year's beneficiaries are Alzheimer's Society, The Guide Dogs for the Blind Association, Marie Curie Cancer Care, Teenage Cancer Trust, Together for Short Lives and WellChild.
Very windy with scattered showers, mainly over the Cheviots and Pennines, where they may be wintry at times.
Some sunny spells are also expected, mainly in more sheltered eastern areas. Feeling noticeably colder. Maximum Temperature 6C.