A WEATHER warning for snow and ice is set to come into force in western parts of Herefordshire this afternoon.

The Met Office yellow warning will be in force from midday today until midday tomorrow.


Western parts of Herefordshire including the Kington area are currently in the area affected by the warnings, which also cover Wales, large parts of England, and Scotland.

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The Met Office said snow showers will affect the areas in the warning zones through Tuesday afternoon and will continue in many places overnight, and into Wednesday morning.

"Accumulations of a couple of centimetres are likely at low levels, with higher ground anywhere is the region potentially seeing 5-10 cm, and up to 15 cm for the higher ground in mid and northern Wales," the Met Office said.

Icy stretches are also likely to form following showers.

What to expect?

  • The Met Office said snow showers and icy stretches may cause some disruption.
  • Some roads and railways affected with longer journey times by road, bus and train services
  • Some injuries from slips and falls on icy surfaces

Icy patches on some untreated roads, pavements and cycle paths

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