Motorists warned to watch out for standing water

Latest news from Northumbria Police.
Latest news from Northumbria Police.

Police are asking motorists to be careful when driving on roads due to heavy rainfall overnight.

There is standing water on many roads throughout the force area and drivers are advised to proceed with caution.

Officers are advising motorists to allow extra time for their journey, make sure they leave plenty of distance from the vehicle in front and avoid driving into standing water where possible.