Chance of light snow on tap for Sheffield

Parts of the Sheffield and South Yorkshire area could see a dusting of snow this afternoon (January 2), the Met Office said.

Saturday, 2nd January 2021, 8:04 am
Updated Saturday, 2nd January 2021, 8:04 am

Saturday will see a cold and frosty start as further showers will feed into coastal districts, increasing the likelihood of sleet and snow to move southwards during the afternoon.

With a maximum temperature of 3°C during the day, it will turn rather cloudy with further outbreaks of showery rain and hill snow in the evening.

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Sheffield city centre. Picture by Chris Etchells

The Met Office said the most frequent and heaviest of the showers will be along North sea costs as temperature plummets to 0°C.

Further showers feeding in from the North Sea are forecast on Sunday, these merging to give longer spells of rain and some hill snow, with a maximum temperature of 3°C.

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