Met Office weather warning for Hull and East Yorkshire as 'frequent snow showers' forecast – Hull Live

Wintry weather is set to return next week with disruption possible
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The Met Office has issued a weather warning with "frequent snow showers" expected in the Hull and East Yorkshire area next week.
The yellow-level alert for snow and ice will be in force throughout Tuesday, March 7, with 2-5cm of the white stuff possibly accumulating at lower levels.
Motorists may face travel delays, with a small chance of delayed or cancelled rail and air travel. There is also a small risk rural communities could become cut off and there will be a risk of injury from slips and falls on icy surfaces. Power cuts and disruption to mobile phone coverage could also occur, according to the Met Office.
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In its warning, the forecaster said: "Cold, blustery northerly winds will continue to drive frequent showers of snow and hail into these areas on Tuesday. The highest accumulations are likely again over the high ground of northern Scotland, where another 5-10 cm are possible by the end of the day. Accumulations at lower levels are most likely overnight where 2-5 cm could accumulate locally. Icy stretches are also a likelihood, especially during hours of darkness."
Tuesday is expected to bring sub-zero conditions to East Yorkshire, with 'feel-like' temperatures dropping as low as -6C during the night into Wednesday. The maximum temperature is forecast to sit at around 4C.
Deputy Chief Meteorologist, Chris Almond, said: "Although we’ve moved into meteorological Spring there will be a distinctly wintry feel to our weather next week. Very cold air will spread across the UK bringing snow showers even to sea level in the north on Monday and these snow showers could spread further south on Tuesday.
"With freezing overnight temperatures and the risk of ice it is likely weather warnings will be issued for Monday and Tuesday once the detail of potential impacts becomes clearer, so keep an eye on the Met Office forecast."
The UK Health Security Agency has also issued a Level 2 Cold Weather Alert for the whole of England and is likely to be reviewed and extended in the coming days.
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