1. ITV Report

Delays across North East transport network due to Storm Ali

This was the scene in Newcastle as a tree fell onto an ambulance Credit: TOM HIBBERD

There's disruption for rail passengers because of Storm Ali in the North East.

Some LNER, Transpennine Express and CrossCountry services are affected. The advice is to check before you travel.

The Transporter Bridge in Port Clarence is was closed because of the strong winds. It has since reopened.

Storm Ali has also caused problems on the region's roads.

The A186 Walker Road is closed in both directions after a house collapse from Monkchester Road to B1314 Allendale Road.

In Newcastle, a tree fell onto an Ambulance, bringing traffic to a standstill.


The Tyne and Wear Metro was also suspended between Pelaw and Hebburn, Newcastle Airport and Gosforth and Wallsend and Tynemouth.

It has since resumed service.

The Shields Ferry was forced to stop running due to Storm Ali.

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