Met Office issues ice alert for Lancashire and Cumbria

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Forecasters have issued a weather alert for Lancashire as temperatures are set to plummet this week.

The Met Office this morning said ice was a risk in the county and in Cumbria between midnight and 11am on Tuesday, November 19.

Experts issued a yellow alert and said wintry showers were also likely in some areas.

Snow is forecast over higher ground in parts of England and Scotland.

A Met Office statement read: “The public should be aware of these wintry hazards and the potential for difficult driving conditions.”