WEATHER WARNING: More snow for Sheffield TONIGHT

The Beast from the East is set to bring more bad weather to Sheffield later today, forecasters warn.

Friday, 2nd March 2018, 09:55 am
Updated Friday, 2nd March 2018, 10:00 am
More snow is forecast for Sheffield

LIVE: Sheffield schools closed again because of snowThe Met Office has this morning updated a weather warning relating to a band of snow moving north across the country this afternoon and this evening.

According to the latest forecast there could be an extra two to four inches of snow in places.

LIVE: Buses delayed and suspended again in Sheffield due to snowThe updated Yellow warning states: "Patchy freezing rain will affect some southern parts of England and well as west Wales until early afternoon, leading to icy stretches which may be difficult to see.

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"There is also an increasing chance that a further spell of more persistent snow may move north northwards across southern England, Wales and central England during the day, reaching northern England by evening, producing further accumulations.

"Further snow is also likely over parts of Northern Ireland. In addition, strong winds will lead to further drifting or blowing around of existing snow cover.

"Delays and cancellations to public transport are possible, as are delays to travel on roads; some stranding of vehicles and passengers could also occur.

More snow is forecast for Sheffield

"Some rural communities could become, or remain cut off. Interruptions to power supplies and mobile phone coverage are also possible."

More snow is forecast for Sheffield