Published: Mon, March 19, 2018

Snow expected to hit Worcestershire again this weekend

Snow expected to hit Worcestershire again this weekend

The Met Office added the weather meant there was a "danger to life".

Some bus services have been cancelled or delayed in Leeds, see the full list here.In Sheffield, drivers have been warned to only travel if strictly necessary.More snow could hit Yorkshire on Sunday, after heavy snow began on Saturday and continued overnight.

Many of us had thought the turbulent weather was over but we were wrong.

With snow forecast throughout the weekend, gritting teams are working around the clock to treat roads and keep traffic moving on motorways and major A-roads.

A yellow weather warning for ice will remain in place for much of the United Kingdom until 10am on Monday morning.

Met Office meteorologist Alex Burkhill said: 'It will be bitterly cold with some snow for many places over the weekend.

"The best way to describe this is as a real return to wintry conditions".

This is expected to cause any partly-melted snow to refreeze, causing ice on roads, pavements and cycle paths which will increase the risk of accidents and falls.

The Met Office has forecast persistent and heavy snow becoming confined to parts of southwest England and the West Country later this afternoon and evening.


"There is a small chance that snow may fall for a longer period across southern, and particularly south eastern regions for a time on Sunday".

Met Office meteorologist Becky Mitchell said: "There will be tricky travel conditions and disruption and we want to make sure people are aware that they need to check before they set off".

Tomorrow is expected to be a very cold day, with further sleet and snow showers mainly in Leinster, east Munster and east Ulster.

'Separate Amber warnings are in force for those areas most likely to see disruption.

Temperatures recovering closer to average.

He said: "We don't expect anything like the same impact as a result of it, although there will be some snow about".

The online snow tracker uses crowd-sourcing to create an up-to-the-minute map of exactly where it is snow in the United Kingdom at any given moment.

A yellow alert for wind in Wales warns of gusts of up to 70mph.

"And that may come as a shock to the system for some whose bodies may struggle to cope in cold weather".

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