A train has hit a tree which had been blown down by strong winds in County Durham.
No one was hurt and there was no derailment, but it has caused disruption on the East Coast route between York and Darlington.
Services operated by East Coast, First TransPennine Express and CrossCountry could be delayed by an hour.
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An unsettled week with showers or rain and some very strong winds. There's a Met Office warning for gales as we head into TuesdayRead the full story ›
Very windy today with gusts of 55mph, but nearer 70mph over the tops of the Pennines. Trans-Pennine routes could be treacherousRead the full story ›
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Exceptionally mild on Saturday, temperatures well above average. Very windy however, with a major event expected overnight into TuesdayRead the full story ›
A crash on a rural Northumberland road has left one person dead and another seriously hurt.
Two cars were involved in a collision on the A697 south of Wooler.
One driver was pronounced dead at the scene and a second driver was taken to hospital for treatment.
Enquiries are being carried out to establish the cause of the collision and Northumbria Police is urging any witnesses to contact them.
Bright or sunny spells and still quite mild, despite a blustery breeze.
Many parts dry but with a chance of heavy showers coming along, especially later.
Maximum Temperature 17C.
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