Road resurfacing in Sheffield postponed due to Beast from the East

Road resurfacing has been postponed in Sheffield this week because of snow expected across the city
Road resurfacing has been postponed in Sheffield this week because of snow expected across the city

Road resurfacing in Sheffield has been postponed this week because of heavy snow forecast across the city.

Sheffield Council said its carriageway resurfacing work has been postponed but pavements will still be resurfaced ahead of the heavy snow predicted this week.

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According to the Met Office, snow showers will become increasing heavy and widespread this afternoon.

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Snow showers will continue through the night, bringing significant accumulations and a sharp frost as temperatures drop to -5C.

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Tomorrow, frequent, heavy snow showers will continue throughout the day, bringing further significant accumulations.

It will feel bitterly cold with a brisk easterly wind developing.

The Outlook for Wednesday to Friday is bitterly cold weather, which will turn increasingly windy.

There will be frequent, occasionally heavy snow showers giving significant accumulations, with some drifting, with a risk of more persistent snow on Friday.

The severe weather this week is because of a cold blast of air known as the 'Beast from the East' sweeping in from Russia.