More snow could be on the way

Parts of Yorkshire could be covered with a smattering of snow tonight, as temperatures drop to just above freezing.

Thursday, 17th November 2016, 10:17 am
Updated Thursday, 17th November 2016, 3:31 pm

The Met Office has said wintry showers, hail, thunder and snow are expected across the region as the day progresses.

Its forecast for Yorkshire and Humber today reads: “Sunny spells and blustery showers falling increasingly as snow over hills later. A more organised band of heavy showers will cross the region during the afternoon bringing a risk of hail and thunder. Feeling cold with brisk winds.”

Temperatures could drop to 1 °C overnight, making way for frost and ice.

The nighttime forecast reads: “Cold overnight with clear spells and a few wintry showers continuing, falling as snow mainly over hills. Brisk winds easing allowing a frost and some icy patches to form.”

There are no weather warnings in place.