Further snow to come for central Britain

4 February 2009

Snow disruption 05-02-2009

Further snow will push across parts of central Britain overnight and during the day on Thursday bringing the risk of disruption across an area stretching from Somerset and South Wales to Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire.

Areas across southern and eastern England along with northern and western England and Wales will see mainly rain during the day.

Falls of between 2 and 5 cm are likely across a swathe of central Britain with up to 20 cm possible in higher parts of Wales and the Derbyshire Dales in particular.

Parts of Scotland will not escape further snow either. Snow across the north today will sink south to affect parts of the central belt this evening. Snow may also push across parts of Northern Ireland overnight.

Beyond Thursday, the outlook remains rather wintry with further spells of rain sleet and snow for parts of the UK on Friday and through the weekend.

The public are advised to stay up to date with the latest Met Office weather forecasts and warnings on the Met Office website.

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