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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...

New weather warning issued after strong winds hit Leicestershire

The Met Office has issued another yellow warning for Leicestershire, after strong winds hit the county yesterday. The new weather warning is for 6pm today to 9am on Friday. Forecasters say we could see gusts of up to 65mph, as well as heavy rain. The high winds are part of Storm Ali, which has seen 100mph...

Weather warning for Leicestershire this weekend

The Met Office is predicting snow to hit Leicestershire this weekend, issuing an amber weather warning for the county. After a brief return to milder weather in recent days, very cold Arctic air is set to make a comeback to finish off the week. Sunday will see the heaviest snowfall in Leicestershire, with snow expected to...

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 forecast for Leicestershire this weekend

Leicestershire could see some early snow this weekend as a blast of cold weather sweeps across the UK. The Met Office is predicting some snow to hit the county on Saturday (15 December) with temperatures as low -5C. The outlook for the weekend according to the Met Office is as follows: “Friday cold with sunny spells...

Heavy snow across Leicestershire – latest weather and travel updates

As weather experts predicted, heavy snow has arrived in Leicester and the wider county this morning. An amber snow warning came into effect in the East Midlands at 4am and the Met Office has warned that snowfall is expected until late this evening. While some will be relishing the prospect of building snowmen and sledging in...

Weather alert as fresh snow and winds to hit Leicestershire

A fresh wave of snow will sweep across Leicestershire again this weekend — with a sequel to the Beast From The East that caused travel chaos at the beginning of the month. A ‘yellow’ weather warning has been issued by the Met Office for snow for this weekend for most parts of Leicestershire. Temperatures are...

Weather warning issued for Leicestershire

The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for Leicestershire, with ice and snow expected to hit the region. The warning is in place from 4pm this afternoon and into Wednesday morning. The Met office says ice is expected to form on some surfaces later...

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,...

Snow falls begin across Leicestershire with drivers warned to avoid unnecessary travel

Snow has started falling in most parts of Leicestershire this morning, as a cold snap dubbed the "mini beast from the east" sweeps in. The Met Office has issued warnings of snow and ice across most of Leicestershire until Sunday. Temperatures will be as low as -3C but could feel as low as -9C. The Met...

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