Clean up begins after stormy North East weekend

Gusts of up to 60 mph were recorded on Sunday - causing traffic delays, severely choppy seas and cancellation of several events

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DFDS says staff handled drifting ferry well

Ropes securing the Princess Seaways to its berth at the Port of Tyne in North Shields snapped in the high winds on Sunday November 29.

Pete Akerman from DFDS told ITV News Tyne Tees the ship underwent a thorough assessment before departing for Amsterdam.

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