Three brothers have gone missing from their foster home in Sunderland.
They went out for a bike ride on Monday, but did not return. Police say Remus, Janko and David Matlock are Polish, but speak good English.
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Cloud and outbreaks of rain will ease away eastwards during the morning, clearing the east coast around midday with sunny spells developing.
Police and emergency services are attending the scene.
Rebel-held east remains at risk while the pumping station supplying the western part of the city is once again in operation.