Derbyshire weather forecast: Snow and ice set to hit UK as Met Office issues yellow warning

The Met Office has issued a new yellow warning of ice as temperatures are expected to plummet across Derbyshire.

Monday, 27th January 2020, 4:07 pm

A fresh weather warning has been issued for ice across parts of Derbyshire, as temperatures are set to plummet to freezing.

The Met Office has issued the warning from 7pm tonight until 10am tomorrow, affecting commuters on the way into work in the morning.

A 1,200-mile 'tongue of ice' will blow in from Canada, which could cause temperatures to drop to -10C in some parts of the country.

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Icy weather is forecast.

Forecasters are predicting icy patches on some untreated roads, pavements and cycle paths, making injuries or accidents more likely.

Showers of rain, hail and sleet are likely on Monday night and Tuesday morning, leading to a risk of ice on some surfaces as temperatures fall below freezing. Some snow is also possible

A yellow warning for ice has also been put in place for South Yorkshire and Lancashire.

Met Office has issued a yellow warning for ice.