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Becoming warm inland with long sunny periods and light winds, cooler on the coast with any early low cloud and fog patches slowly dissipating.
Cloudier overnight with patchy light rain.
Maximum temperature 19 °C.
With very little rain in the forecast Ross has been to the Durham University Botanic Garden to see how they are coping with the ever-changing Spring weather:
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It is one of the classic signs of spring but has had a late arrival in the region this year. The "beast from the east" delayed the blooming of bluebells, according to the Woodland Trust.
The first record of one flowering this year came 39 days later than last year. But after the recent fine weather they have caught up, Ross has been to a wood near Haltwhistle:
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