Gritters on alert as snow falls in Sheffield

Sheffield's fleet of gritters are preparing to go out to treat the city's roads.

Wednesday, 31st January 2018, 12:55 pm
Updated Wednesday, 31st January 2018, 1:00 pm
Gritters are preparing to take to the streets of Sheffield

Wintry showers have fallen across the city over the last few hours, with higher ground worst affected.

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The showers are expected to last until late this evening.

Overnight clear spells are forecast and a widespread frost is expected to form as temperatures fall to -2C.