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South West Wales Schools Closing Early

As snow and ice warning raised to Amber

A yellow weather warning for snow and ice has been upgraded to Amber across some parts of south Wales.

Neath Port Talbot, Rhondda and Cardiff areas could be the worst hit between 2 and 9pm and is likely to cause travel disruption.

A yellow weather warning remains in place across the rest of Wales and large parts of England.

Amber areas include; Blaenau Gwent, Bridgend, Caerphilly, Cardiff, Merthyr Tydfil, Monmouthshire, Neath Port Talbot, Newport, Powys, Rhondda, Torfaen and the Vale of Glamorgan.

Seven Neath Port Talbot schools have told us they will be closing early today (Thursday 31st January) along with two in Carmarthenshire and one in Swansea.

A full list of closures can be found here

The Met Office says, "Travel disruption is likely with snow through Thursday into the evening.

"Wet weather will turn into snow as it reaches west England and parts of south Wales.

"1-3cm of snow is what we are mostly expecting but as much as 10cm in hilly areas of south Wales is possible."


 

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