Queueing traffic due to recovery work and earlier accident, three vehicles involved on A1058 Coast Road Westbound before Newton Road / Heaton Road (Corner House traffic lights), congestion to A188 Benton Road (Chillingham Roundabout)
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Heavy rain expected, also some snow in the forecast
Often very windy, especially as we head into Sunday, with rain or showers. Met Office 'Be Aware' warnings have been issued
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