Leeds Met Office forecast: Here's when more snow is on the way as Leeds hit by flurries in April

Leeds has been hit by unexpected flurries of snow - in April.

Saturday, 10th April 2021, 4:19 pm

After a sunny few days in Leeds, temperatures have plummeted on Saturday with heavy snow showers in some parts of the city, despite no snow forecast by the Met Office.

Leeds residents were surprised to see a flurry of snow outside their windows following a bright start to the morning.

One resident tweeted: "The weather here in Leeds is so random, looked out of my window and there's literally loads of snow fall right now, it was quite sunny not long ago."

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Another said: "This April weather is a shambles man. There is snow in Leeds and it’s nearly the middle April..."

Another resident added: "Watching City and Leeds play in blazing sunshine while I, 10 miles away, cower indoors from the snow."

With bars and pubs opening their outdoor areas from Monday, it's not the weather that Leeds hoped to see.

But can we expect any more snow in Leeds, or will it clear up in time for lockdown easing? Here's the forecast for the week ahead:

More snow is on the way this weekend (stock image)

Saturday

The snow and sleet showers are set to make way for heavy rain this afternoon, according to the Met Office.

Showers will die out during the evening leaving clear skies and a cold frosty night - with minimum temperatures of 0C.

Sunday

Leeds residents were surprised to see flurries of snow in April

It will be a cold but brighter start to Sunday morning with sunny intervals and temperatures below 5C.

But more snow is forecast for the afternoon.

Wintry showers, with sleet and snow in places, are forecast between 5pm and 10pm.

Outlook for Monday to Wednesday

Leeds bars and pubs will be relieved to hear that Monday is set to stay dry.

It will be sunny changing to cloudy by lunchtime, with temperatures climbing to a much milder 8C.

It will be cloudier again on Tuesday, with possible showers, returning to brighter conditions on Wednesday.

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