Warning over snowfall and ice for Saturday

The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for snow and ice across large swathes of northern England, the Midlands and Wales on Saturday.

Saturday, 2nd January 2021, 10:32 am
Updated Saturday, 2nd January 2021, 10:36 am

Drivers are being warned of difficult conditions on the roads, with areas of sleet and snow moving southwards.

Forecasters say 2-5cm of snow is likely over higher ground, with around 1-2cm at lower levels.

The warning is in place until 6pm on Saturday.

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The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for snow and ice

The Met Office said cnowfall may cause tricky travel conditions in places.

What to expect

Some roads and railways likely to be affected with longer journey times by road, bus and train services

Some injuries from slips and falls on icy surfaces

Probably some icy patches on some untreated roads, pavements and cycle paths

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