WEATHER WARNING: Snow and ice forecast for Derbyshire overnight

The Met Office has given a warning of snow and ice for this evening and tonight, for Saturday, January 16, for Derbyshire and East Midlands.

By The Newsroom
Saturday, 16th January 2016, 5:58 pm
Updated Saturday, 16th January 2016, 6:04 pm

After a cloudy start to the night with some snow over the Derbyshire hills skies will begin to clear from the north, according to the Met Office, as all parts are expected to become dry.

A widespread frost, severe in the north, with some ice on untreated surfaces is expected.

The Met Office has officially released a Yellow Warning of snow and ice for the East Midlands and Derbyshire overnight between Saturday and Sunday.

Nationally, outbreaks of snow have been forecast spreading southeastwards from western Scotland into northwest England which are expected to reach the Midlands and parts of southern England during Saturday evening and night.

The Met Office has forecast that ice is likely to prove an additional hazard in places especially during Saturday night.

Travel disruption and difficult driving conditions are expected.

During Saturday evening and tonight, the Met Office has forecast temperatures of between one and zero degrees centigrade.