Liverpool weather: Snow and ice cause travel disruption amidst Met Office yellow alert - when will it end?
A weather warning remains in place across Merseyside after snow, ice and sub-zero temperatures hit the region last night.
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Residents across Merseyside awoke to icy conditions this morning, with overnight snowfall sticking in parts.
A Met Office yellow alert for snow and ice is in place today (January 17) - with the temperature set to drop as low as -5 °C.
Liverpool and Merseyside can expect on and off wintry showers throughout the day and snow flurries in some parts. It will be bright and sunny, but there will be bitterly cold winds with a maximum temperature of 3 °C.
Motorists and commuters may be hit with travel disruption throughout the day, as Arriva North West reports cancellations and delays due to ‘severe weather conditions’ and some roads have not yet been gritted.
Parts of Liverpool saw foggy conditions early this morning, including the city centre and Speke, however it has now started to clear.
Some parts of the region have not yet been gritted, so extra care is advised when driving on icy roads.
Snow is expected to continue tonight and tomorrow (Wednesday 18), we will see another frosty, cold start to the day, alongside further sunny spells and wintry showers, though showers easing through the day. Temperatures will reach as high as 6 °C and as low as 3 °C.
Dry and bright but cold on Thursday. Similar on Friday, but a chance of rain later. Turning milder on Saturday with outbreaks of rain and stronger winds.