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Weather warning issued with storms and heavy rain across Leicestershire

The Met Office has issued a 'Yellow' weather warning for most of Leicestershire, with heavy rain and storms predicted for tomorrow. The warning applies between 11am and midnight on Thursday 31 May. The warning states this could lead to flooding of homes and businesses, lightning strikes, hail or strong winds and power cuts. Spray and sudden flooding...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Leicester weather forecast for the Bank Holiday weekend

After the recent cold and wet weather, the good news is that we’ll see warmer weather for the Bank Holiday weekend. The changeable weather over the last week or so will be pushed aside by an area of high pressure from the south. This will bring a good deal of fine and dry weather...

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...

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...

Severn Trent asks customers to use water carefully to avoid low water pressure in homes

Severn Trent says high demand for water during the current heatwave could lead to some homes experiencing low water pressure. With the region basking in the hottest June for 40 years, Severn Trent has confirmed that, while it always expected to see an increase in demand for water, usage has been significantly more than normal. Customers...

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