To update on all 3 severe weather warnings issued by the Met Office, currently in force for this weekend as below;
A Yellow Warning of Snow and Ice in force from 1800hrs until 2355hrs Friday 16th March.
An Amber Warning of Snow and Ice has now been sent as below;
Between 1600 Sat 17th and 0900 Sun 18th
Snow showers are expecetd to become more frequent through Saturday evening and night with icy patches also developing on some untreated roads, pavements and cycle paths. Strong easterly winds will lead to some temporary blizzard conditions and drifting of snow. Travel delays on roads are likely, stranding some vehicles and passengers. Some delays and cancellations to rail and air travel are liley. There is a chance that some rural communities will be cut off. Some injuries from slips and falls on icy surfaces are expected.
A Yellow Warning of Snow and Ice in force from 0005hrs and 2355hrs on Sunday 18th.