Met Office says Sheffield will feel as cold as minus 9C tonight as big chill continues

It will feel like -9C tonight as the Beast from the East maintains its icy grip on the city.

Friday, 12th February 2021, 3:06 pm

Temperatures are forecast to dip to -3C this evening, Friday, February 12 and into the early hours of Saturday.

But the Met Office says it will feel six degrees colder, taking into account wind speeds and humidity.

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It is expected to feel like -9C in Sheffield during the early hours of Saturday
It is expected to feel like -9C in Sheffield during the early hours of Saturday

It is expected to feel like -9C between 3am and 8am on Saturday and the mildest it will feel throughout tomorrow is -6C, with the actual temperature peaking at 0C between 1pm and 4pm.

Things are expected to get a bit warmer on Sunday, with a maximum temperature of 3C and rain forecast for much of the afternoon.

The cold snap is finally due to end on Monday, with a top temperature of 10C feeling positively balmy compared to the recent Arctic conditions.

Next week looks set to start off cloudy, with Monday being mostly dry but a mixture of light and heavy rain on Tuesday.