WEATHER: Overnight into Monday

Morpeth sunrise by DAWN DALKIN

Rain from the northwest overnight, becoming light and patchy as it pushes southeast.

Cold and very windy weather following to the north by dawn.

Monday is a day of sunshine and showers with very strong winds. Showers will become more developed and turn increasingly wintry as the day progresses

There is a Met Office warning in place for the hills: squally snow showers creating difficult driving conditions. 5-10cm snow cover possible over higher routes with some drifting. Gusts to 50mph.

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