IN PICTURES: Blizzard-like conditions hit Sheffield

These were the scenes across Sheffield today as blizzard-like conditions hit the city.

Saturday, 17th March 2018, 3:20 pm
Updated Saturday, 17th March 2018, 3:20 pm
Shoppers on Fargate

The Met Office has issued an amber weather warning has been issued for snow across South Yorkshire.

Fierce Siberian winds could lead to blizzard conditions and drifting of snow with up to six inches of snow falling in places.

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"Strong easterly winds will lead to some temporary blizzard conditions and drifting of snow.

"Travel delays on roads are likely, stranding some vehicles and passengers. Some delays and cancellations to rail and air travel are likely.

"There is a chance that some rural communities will be cut off. Some injuries from slips and falls on icy surfaces are expected."