Snow expected to fall overnight on the Downs

Tyler Owen
January 17, 2018

It is followed by a yellow warning for wind from 9pm on Wednesday to lunchtime on Thursday.

The Met Office released the following image, which shows that the yellow weather warning will mostly be affecting Scotland and Northern Ireland.

The wind warning covers England, Wales, Northern Ireland, and part of Scotland.

"Delays to travel are possible, with a lower likelihood of cancellations of public transport".

"It will turn noticeably colder as the day progresses with the showers turning a little wintry over northern hills by evening".

It's expected the showers will result in accumulations of up to 6cm over higher ground and up to 3cm in low levels.

Weather caused disruption on Tuesday morning as the snow descended.

A warning for strong winds, gales and potentially stormy weather midweek with more snow.

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The forecaster anticipates further weather warnings will be issued on Wednesday night.

Luke Miall, a Met Office forecaster, said: 'The forecast for today is it's likely to become a bit more wintry so we could be seeing snow for many areas, with northern and western areas seeing frequent showers.

The Met Office have issued two weather warnings for Nottinghamshire this week - one for snow and ice affecting part of the county and one for wind for the whole of Notts.

. Power cuts may occur, with the potential to affect other services, such as mobile phone coverage.

The winds spread inland during the late afternoon and evening yesterday and were accompanied by torrential rain in some areas. Higher ground could get up to 10cm.

"There could well be some hail and lightning around as well, particularly over western Scotland".

Temperatures are expect to drop below freezing across the majority of the United Kingdom on Tuesday, and they could get to as low as -6C in rural parts of Yorkshire.

"For people planning to travel by rail, ferry, or plane, it's a similar message - you should check with the operator ahead of time to find out if your service has been affected by the conditions".

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