Yorkshire weather warning: Met office warns rain, sleet and snow likely to turn to ice

A weather warning has been issued for Yorkshire and the Humber.
A weather warning has been issued for Yorkshire and the Humber.

The Met Office has issued a weather warning for Yorkshire and the Humber tonight as temperatures are set to drop.

A yellow weather warning for ice has been put in place for the region from 6pm tonight (Sunday) until 8am tomorrow (Monday).

The agency said: "Icy patches are likely to form on Sunday night and last into Monday morning.

"With surfaces left wet, from Sunday afternoon's mix of rain, sleet and snow, icy patches are likely to form overnight and into Monday morning on any untreated roads, pavements and cycle paths.

"Some injuries from slips and falls on icy surfaces are possible."

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A yellow warning for snow and ice had been issued for today between 6am and 6pm.

It said an area of snow was likely to move eastwards across many central and northern parts of the UK on Sunday.

The snow was more likely to affect higher routes with lower levels only affected more locally.

Pictures: Dramatic images of heavy snowfall in the Yorkshire Dales

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