New Forest weather warning for rish hour ice

The Met Office has announced a yellow warning of snow for the East Midlands

The Met Office has announced a yellow warning of snow for the East Midlands

There were snow and rain warnings to start the working week for northern Britain and Northern Ireland with disruption to the morning rush hour as many schools returned after the February half term.

The snow and ice warnings come after an intense period of rain and flooding in some parts of the country.

There is set to be a mix of rain and hail showers, with possible snow on higher ground and paths and pavements are likely to be slippery in the morning.

Temperatures are expected to fall below zero this evening - which could lead to ice on untreated surfaces.

He said another storm system would move across the whole of the United Kingdom on Sunday night with high winds, rain and snow across Scotland and parts of northern England.

Mr Petagna said a yellow weather warning had been issued for rain in parts of Wales on Sunday with 60mm in total expected in some upland areas.

The agency's map of warnings and alerts shows danger areas stretching from Cornwall to the Norfolk coast and from Dorset to the Scottish border. Turning colder and windier Saturday, with wintry showers returning.

The Environment Agency said further heavy rain meant the flood risk "continues with the impacts of stormy weather continuing to be felt across England". Visit or call Floodline on 0345 988 1188 for advice on how to prepare and sign up here for flood warnings. Meanwhile, in England, almost 75 flood warnings and 156 flood alerts were put in place in wake of the recent rain alert.

More than 3,000 sandbags were handed out in Bridgnorth to residents and businesses.

The warning will be in place for over a day, coming into effect at 6am on Tuesday and remaining in force until 9am on Wednesday.

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