Heavy rain in the region - latest updates
Dated: 07 Jul 2012
Police are reminding motorists to take care following heavy rain across the force area.
Although the heavy rain has lifted there is standing water on the roads in many areas and caution is still needed on the roads.
We will continue to work with partners and monitor the weather and river levels in affected areas throughout the weekend and have officers out in our communities for support.
Road closures remain in place at:
· Crawcrook Lane, Wylam
· North Road, Berwick
· Twizell Bridge
· Kyo Lane
· Haugh Lane
There are no roads closed in South Tyneside, Newcastle or North Tyneside at this time, however there is standing water on:
· Lizard Lane, South Tyneside
· Tankerville Terrace, Jesmond, Newcastle
· Means Drive, Burradon, North Tyneside.
People seeking advice about flooding in their area can ring the Environment Agency Floodline on 0845 988 1188
For the latest Met Office information visit - www.metoffice.gov.uk
Anyone with any concerns can contact police on 101.