Weather warning issued for parts of Leicestershire

The Met Office has issued a weather warning for ice for parts of Leicestershire tomorrow.

The yellow weather warning has been issued from midnight tonight to 10am tomorrow.

The warning covers the western side of the county including Lutterworth and Hinckley, as well as surrounding areas such as Nuneaton and Rugby.

Forecasters have said to be aware of the risk of injuries from slips and falls on icy surfaces.

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There is also a warning of icy patches on untreated roads, pavements and cycle paths. 

Road and rail users may also face longer journey times.

The warning says: “A mix of rain and hail showers, with some snow over higher ground, is likely to leave surfaces wet overnight.”

“Surface temperatures are then expected to fall below freezing with icy stretches forming in places.”

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