Largely dry on Saturday with some sunny spells, mainly east of the Pennines.
Feeling less cold than of late with lighter westerly winds.
Patchy rain arriving by late evening. Maximum temperature 7 °C.
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Sunderland BID has made the decision to cancel tonight’s Ice Gala due to the current weather conditions, and the fact that the Met Office has issued a yellow warning. As this is a family event, we feel the safety of the public is paramount and we wouldn’t expect people to make unnecessary journeys in these conditions. We will look to reschedule the Gala event, but we can confirm that the ice rink in Keel Square is open from today as planned.
The event is in its third year.
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Sunny spells after frosty start, but wintry showers spreading inland during the day, with some snow accumulations, mainly on the hills.
A biting northerly wind developing with coastal gales possible.
Maximum temperature 3 °C.
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