Sheffield weather forecast: Snow and ice set to hit UK as Met Office issues yellow warning

The Met Office has issued a new yellow warning of ice as temperatures expected to plummet across South Yorkshire.

Thursday, 30th January 2020, 3:46 pm

A fresh weather warning has been issued for ice across parts of South Yorkshire, as temperatures are set to plummet to freezing.

The Met Office has issued the warning from 7pm tonight until 10am tomorrow, affecting commuters on the way into work in the morning.

A 1,200-mile 'tongue of ice' will blow in from Canada, which could cause temperatures to drop to -10C in some parts of the country.

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Icy weather is forecast for parts of South Yorkshire.

Forecasters are predicting icy patches on some untreated roads, pavements and cycle paths, making injuries or accidents more likely.

Showers of rain, hail and sleet are likely on Monday night and Tuesday morning, leading to a risk of ice on some surfaces as temperatures fall below freezing. Some snow is also possible

A yellow warning for ice has also been put in place for parts of Derbyshire.

Ice warning from Met Office.