Leeds weather latest: Video shows heavy snow flurry in April as cold snap set to stay

Leeds has been hit with snow for the second consecutive day - in April.

Sunday, 11th April 2021, 6:51 pm
Updated Sunday, 11th April 2021, 6:54 pm

Temperatures have plummeted over the weekend with heavy snow showers in some parts of the city.

Leeds residents were surprised to see a flurry of snow outside their windows following spells of bright sunshine.

While the cold snap is set to stay, weather experts predict a dry and sunny day in Leeds on Monday.

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Snow in Cookridge on Sunday

It will be a frosty start to the day with temperatures dropping below freezing, but the Met Office says it will become fine and dry with sunny spells, giving a "milder feel".

However, "the odd light shower" now can't be ruled out, forecasters say.

Here's the Met Office forecast for Leeds and Yorkshire in full:

Sunday night

"Wintry showers will mostly die out through the evening, with just the odd one continuing near the coast. With some long clear spells developing, a widespread frost will develop overnight. Minimum temperature -3C"

Monday

"After a cold and frosty start, Monday should be mostly dry with sunny spells. However, the odd light shower can't be ruled out in the afternoon. Maximum temperature 9C"

Outlook for Tuesday to Thursday:

"Tuesday generally dry and bright after early frost, but cloudier towards west with scattered showers possible. Staying fine and dry through Wednesday and Thursday, but still with some overnight frost"