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Wales Prepares For Snow & Ice Overnight

Met Office issues yellow weather warning for Wales

Snow and ice warnings have been issued for Wales overnight with temperatures set to drop below -2 degrees celcius in some areas.

The Met Office has issued a yellow "be aware" warning which will be in place between 20:00pm on Monday 5th February until 15:00pm on Tuesday.

We're being warned roads and railways could be affected, with longer travel times expected with a chance of icy patches developing on untreated roads and pavements.

Away from the coast, up to 5cm (2in) of snow could fall on high ground.

The Met Office has issued th following statement:

"A spell of rain, quickly turning to sleet and snow, will move southeast across the UK on Monday night and Tuesday, gradually weakening across England and Wales.

"Some roads and railways may be affected with longer journey times by road, bus and train services.

"As rain, sleet and snow clears Northern Ireland and Scotland overnight Monday, ice may form on some untreated roads, pavements and cycle paths."

The Met Office Warning impact matrix is as follow:

 

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