Nottinghamshire set for three days of snow and ice as weather warning is issued

Nottinghamshire is bracing itself for more snow and ice, with a three-day weather warning in place for next week.

Friday, 29th January 2021, 12:26 pm

The Met Office has issued a yellow warning covering Mansfield, Worksop and the rest of the county between 9pm on Monday, February 1 and 11.45pm on Wednesday, February 3.

It says snow, with a risk of widespread ice, is likely to push slowly northeast from late on Monday.

The Met Office says 1-4cm of snow is quite likely away from the coast, with 5-10cm possible above about 150 metres.

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Snow is forecast for Nottinghamshire, with a weather warning in place across three days

Its latest forecast shows snow is most likely to fall in Nottinghamshire on Tuesday morning and early afternoon.

People have been warned to expect travel delays, with the possibility of road closures and vehicles and passengers becoming stranded, while rural communities could be cut off.

Power cuts may occur, mobile phone coverage could be affected and there is a risk of injuries from slips and falls on icy surfaces, the Met Office adds.