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Warning details for UK
A cold night with icy stretches likely to form quickly Saturday evening
What to expect
- Some injuries from slips and falls on icy surfaces
- Probably some icy patches on some untreated roads, pavements and cycle paths
- Some roads and railways may be affected with longer journey times by road, bus and train services
Rain and sleet showers will continue Saturday evening and overnight into Sunday around northern and eastern Scotland and eastern England. These will turn to snow at times to low levels but mainly over modest high ground with some small further accumulations. Surfaces will remain wet from these showers with icy stretches likely to form readily Saturday evening. There is also likely to be some icy stretches forming where snow is already lying over parts of the high ground of northern England and Scotland. There is a chance of some more general snow falling over the far north and northwest of Scotland during Sunday morning and this may bring some local further small accumulations.
Warning impact matrix
Regions and local authorities affected:
- Perth and Kinross
- Na h-Eileanan Siar
- Newcastle upon Tyne
- North Tyneside
- Redcar and Cleveland
- South Tyneside
- Cheshire East
- Greater Manchester
- Orkney Islands
- Shetland Islands
- Dumfries and Galloway
- East Lothian
- Midlothian Council
- Scottish Borders
- Argyll and Bute
- South Lanarkshire
- East Riding of Yorkshire
- Kingston upon Hull
- North East Lincolnshire
- North Lincolnshire
- North Yorkshire
- South Yorkshire
- West Yorkshire
What do the warning colours mean?
- Dangerous weather is expected and, if you have not done so already, you should take action now to keep yourself and others safe from the impact of the severe weather.
- It is very likely that there will be a risk to life, with substantial disruption to travel, energy supplies and possibly widespread damage to property and infrastructure.
- There is an increased likelihood of impacts from severe weather, which could potentially disrupt your plans.
- This means there is the possibility of travel delays, road and rail closures, power cuts and the potential risk to life and property.
- Yellow warnings can be issued for a range of weather situations.
- It is important to read the content of yellow warnings to determine which weather situation is being covered by the warning.