SNOW ALERT: Wintry weather warning issued for Lancashire

The Met Office has this morning issued a Yellow Warning of possible snow in Lancashire and the surrounding area.

Monday, 7th November 2016, 12:13 pm
Updated Wednesday, 16th November 2016, 4:52 pm
Snow falls on Ribbleton - Picture by Sarah Humphreys

Temperatures will plummet this week and rain will turn readily to snow even at low levels on Tuesday and Wednesday.

The Met Office warning states: "Rain will turn to snow in places later on Tuesday and into Wednesday morning.

"This could bring accumulations of 4 to 8 cm across some hilly areas of northern England and Scotland, largely above 200-300 m, with as much as 15 cm possible above 300-400 m.

Sign up to our daily newsletter

The i newsletter cut through the noise

Met Office issues yellow weather warning for Lancashire

"Overnight Tuesday night and into Wednesday morning, as snow peters out over Scotland, there is the potential for snow to settle to low levels.

"Please be aware of the risk of difficult driving conditions in some areas."

Met Office issues yellow weather warning for Lancashire