Snow alert sounded for South Yorkshire

South Yorkshire is on snow alert.

Saturday, 2nd January 2021, 11:33 am
Updated Saturday, 2nd January 2021, 1:23 pm

A Met Office yellow ‘be aware’ warning of snow and ice started at around 9.30am on Saturday and is valid until 6pm.

A Met Office spokesperson said: “Southward-moving areas of sleet and snow are likely to give 2-5cm of snow over higher ground above 200-300m while at lower levels snow accumulations will be smaller and patchier in nature with 1-2cm of snow for some.

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Snow in Doncaster on Saturday afternoon.

“Where snow falls, expect slippery pavements and tricky driving conditions,” the added.

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Snow in Doncaster on Saturday afternoon.