Beast from the East: Latest updates

Our region is still feeling the effects of the 'Beast from the East' with roads and public transport services still impacted.

There is a Yellow Weather Warning in place for ice in the North East until 11am.

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WATCH: Firefighters work to clear snow mounds above A690 Sunderland to Durham road

Firefighters are working to clear mounds of snow that have gathered on the hillside above the westbound A690.

The carriageway is expected to remain closed for a time longer as Northumbria Police have deemed re-opening it too risky for drivers.

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