Northumbria Police is urging people to take extreme care due to the severe weather conditions in the region.
Latest advice is not to travel on the roads unless necessary - there has been a number of collisions on the roads due to people driving too fast, aquaplaning and not driving according to conditions.
Anyone stuck in flooding in their car is asked to try and stay with their vehicle where possible.
September was 'a month of two halves' despite Britain being battered by heavy rain and record flooding.
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Very unsettled weather has made it the worst start to Autumn in 31 years.