Thank you for subscribing See our Could not subscribe, try again later Invalid Email A severe warning has been issued as snow is forecast for Hull and East Yorkshire this weekend. Sunday: Early fog patches possibly slow to clear Monday morning. This could turn to freezing rain in places, leading to widespread ice developing on Saturday night. Britain is braced for and ice as temperatures plummet across the. The severe weather may lead to dangerous driving conditions and may cause travel delays on the road, rails and at the airport. The Met Office has been working extremely closely with our partners in road, rail, air transport and emergency services to ensure they have the latest forecast information and to help minimise the impacts on members of the public.
For more information, see the. Drive to the conditions, or if you can, stay at home! However, there is a small chance of colder temperatures, which could bring snow to hilltops in the north, and perhaps to low levels for a time in the northeast. The savage weather conditions started to take effect at the end of February last year, when a large Arctic air mass stretching from the Russian Far East to the British Isles unleashed thick snowfall and sub-zero temperatures. Be prepared to change your plans and protect you, your family and community from the impacts of the severe weather. Don't drive close to the car in front, even if it feels reassuring to stay near someone else. Widespread damage, travel and power disruption and risk to life is likely.
But if you genuinely do have to drive, in case you get stranded in a snow drift. There is an increased likelihood of bad or extreme weather, potentially disrupting plans and causing travel delays, road and rail closures, interruption to power and the potential risk to life and property. The warning also says power cuts could occur and some roads could be closed. Weather warnings have been issued. The heaviest rainfalls so far were recorded in Yorkshire earlier this week, with Hull receiving about 0. Wednesday: Rain will move southeastwards across England and Wales, including heavy bursts. By 5pm there is an 80 per cent Sunday will be brighter and warmer, with the chance of some sunshine around 9am.
The forecaster said this is what caused the Beast from the East early last year — an icy blast of freezing Siberian winds which brought the freezing temperatures and snowfall. Parts of the country faces blizzards with significant snowfall expected in a biting winter white-out. Below freezing temperatures have been recorded in south east England with South Newington in Oxfordshire dipping to -6. Red means you should take action now to keep yourself and others safe from the impact of the weather. Thank you for subscribing See our Could not subscribe, try again later Invalid Email The Met Office has issued a for Milton Keynes this weekend. Oliver Dowden, Minister for Implementation for the Cabinet Office said: 'Last year we saw the impact severe weather can have on our services and communities. That's why our new email newsletter will deliver a mobile-friendly snapshot of inews.
Torrential rain is expected to batter the area for most of the day, only relenting at around 6pm this evening when the weather warning will be withdrawn. An amber warning predicting freezing rain and ice is also in place for parts of the East Riding between 10am on Saturday and 6am on Sunday. There is a small chance that long delays and cancellations on bus, rail and air travel could occur. It is not expected that any snow will stick as temperatures will warm up to 7C by Sunday evening. But from mid-January, the said much colder is possible as freezing air from the east could engulf Britain via Siberia and Scandinavia.
The snow will be accompanied by very strong easterly winds leading to severe drifting. This is predicted to equal over 76,600 breakdowns and up to 126,300 calls between Saturday and Monday. A flood warning — meaning flooding is expected and immediate action is required — currently is in place for Swanage in Dorset, where temporary flood defences have been deployed. Temperatures are expected to stay between one and six degrees all weekend, with heavy rain and wind making it an unpleasant experience to be outdoors. Avoid dangerous areas and follow the advice of the emergency services and local authorities. Saturday will be cloudy with a high and low of 2C.
Forecasters predict the snow and freezing temperatures will not be letting up any time soon, prompting the Met Office to extend some of its weather warnings. Long interruptions to power supplies and other utilities are very likely to occur, along with damage to trees and other structures due to heavy snow or ice. Although the weather will vary from place to place staying warm will help keep you well. A spokesman for the Met Office said: 'Bands of heavy, at times thundery, showers are expected to affect parts of southwest England from Friday morning until later on Saturday. Conditions are set to calm down and become brighter on Monday, before the unsettled weather — and potential for snow — sets in. The warning runs from 9am Saturday, December 15 to 9am Sunday, December 16.
Follow Hull Live on Facebook - Like our Facebook page to get the latest news in your feed and join in the lively discussions in the comments. There is a slight chance that roads may become blocked by deep snow, with stranded vehicles and passengers. Of course, you can easily opt out at any time, but we're confident that you won't. The best advice is - don't drive unless absolutely necessary. This may lead to widespread icy stretches, especially on untreated surfaces, leading to difficult conditions for vehicles and pedestrians. Drivers often end up stranded if they travel in snow, so only go if your journey is absolutely necessary How do I drive safely in fog? Remember to drive smoothly and don't brake or accelerate harshly, otherwise, your tyres will lose grip.