Snow falls in north Northumberland

Parts of north Northumberland have seen their first snowfall of winter.

Friday, 13th January 2017, 8:20 am
Updated Friday, 13th January 2017, 8:32 am
A snowy Marygate in Berwick in 2009.

It has caused difficult driving conditions for commuters this morning.

A lorry overturned on the northbound A1 at Brownieside.

There was a covering of snow in Berwick before dawn and it has created tricky conditions for pedestrians where it has not yet melted.

Staff from Northumberland County Council have been out gritting the main routes.

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Temperatures dropped to -2degC at the Letham Shank weather station last night.

There are also concerns about a forecast tidal surge on the east coast, including the River Tweed this afternoon. High tide is just after 3pm. The Environment Agency has issued a warning.