Met Office issues ice warning for Kirklees after weekend snow

The Met Office has issued an ice warning for Kirklees after parts of the borough were blanketed in snow on Friday and Saturday.

By Ian Hirst
Monday, 11th January 2021, 2:56 pm
Updated Monday, 11th January 2021, 2:58 pm

The yellow weather warning for ice has been issued from today (Monday) at 3pm until Tuesday at 11am.

The warning extends to cover the whole of Yorkshire and the Humber.

A spokesperson for the Met Office said: "Rain and snow will clear southwards later Monday and overnight into Tuesday, with a rapid freeze following.

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The Met Office has issued a weather warning for Kirklees

"Some hilly areas will see a further cover of 1-3 cm snow beforehand.

"Ice will become widespread over northern Scotland from around dusk, much of the rest of Scotland by late evening or the early hours, and across northern England later in the night."

The weather forecast for Kirklees

Tonight: Cloudy with occasional rain, heavy in places, clearing away south from Scotland, Northern Ireland and Northern England, where clearing skies will allow frost and ice. Wintry showers far north-east.

Tuesday: Rain becoming confined to parts of southern and south-west England, Wales and returning east across Northern Ireland. Dry and sunny elsewhere, a few wintry showers far north and east.

Outlook for Wednesday to Friday: Rain spreading northeast on Wednesday turning to snow over northern hills. Turning drier from the west later in the week. Milder midweek in the southwest, otherwise temperatures below average.