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Warning of yet more snow and cold temperatures across Leicestershire

The Met Office has issued another yellow warning for snow all day tomorrow across the East Midlands. Snow showers are expected along with very low temperatures. There's the potential for a further 15cm of snow in some places. The snowfall is driven by Storm Emma, which pushes into southern England from the continent. Forecasters believe this...

Snow warning for Friday morning

The Met Office has issued a yellow warning for snow and ice in Leicester and Leicestershire tomorrow. The alert is in place between 12.05am and 12.00pm on Friday 9th February, with heavy sleet, hail and snow showers expected through the morning. The warning applies to Leicester and Leicestershire, along with Derby and Nottingham. Temperatures plummeted last...

Weather warning issued as snow falls across Leicestershire

Snow has started falling across Leicestershire this morning, with many across the county waking up to a thin layer of snow in their area. This is causing some concern on the roads, leading to slippery conditions and low visibility in rural areas. Drivers are being warned to leave time to scrape ice and snow from...

More snow predicted for Leicestershire today

Much of Leicestershire is covered in snow this morning and motorists and pedastrians have been warned of dangerous icy conditions. As Leicester Updates reported yesterday, heavy snow started to fall overnight and has settled across much of the county. This followed a yellow warning issued by the Met Office for rain and snow for the...

Met Office predicts snow to hit Leicestershire overnight

It could be good news for those still wanting a snow-filled festive break, with rain and snow predicted for Leicestershire tonight. The Met Office has issued a yellow rain and snow warning for the East Midlands region, from Boxing Day evening to tomorrow morning. It predicts that rain will fall across the region, and in some...

Snow hits Leicestershire again causing disruptions to roads and schools

Snow fell across Leicestershire again overnight, creating icy conditions this morning. The snow started to settle yesterday evening, making pavements and road surfaces particularly treacherous. Drivers and pedestrians have been urged to take care when travelling and allow extra time for their journeys. A number of schools across Leicestershire are deciding whether to open or...

Schools in Leicester and Leicestershire closed on Tuesday

Thousands of children across Leicestershire had a snow day today, with a large number of schools across the county closed due to the adverse weather. The Met Office is warning of another cold night tonight. It advised that “Temperatures will fall sharply to give widespread overnight frost, with icy conditions. Minimum temperature of -8°C”. The icy...

Updated: List of schools in Leicester and Leicestershire that will be closed due to the snow

A large number of schools are closed today across Leicester and Leicestershire due to the adverse weather conditions which hit the county yesterday. The heavy snow means that many side roads remain treacherous today - although most main roads are back to normal after gritters were deployed through the night. The decision of whether to open...

List of schools in Leicester and Leicestershire that will be closed due to the snow

The adverse weather will see many schools closed on Monday across Leicester and Leicestershire. Some schools have already made the decision not to open tomorrow, whilst others will be announcing their decision later this evening. The headteacher of the school normally makes the decision of whether to open or not based on a number of...

Adverse weather closes key services in city including new ice rink

Leicester City Council has confirmed key public services will remain closed today due to adverse weather conditions. This includes the new ice rink and the Christmas Market in the city centre. The council advised the closure was due to the heavy snow affecting staff travel. Other services that are affected include Westcotes and Hamilton libraries,...

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