Warning of snow in Ross-on-Wye

By Ross Gazette reporter   |   Reporter   |
Thursday 31st January 2019 11:41 am
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The Met Office predict that snow could be on the way for Ross-on-Wye today, Thursday, January 31st.A yellow warning is still in place for Ross-on-Wye today, Thursday, January 31st from 5pm, through to tomorrow, Friday, February 1st, and now an amber weather warning has now been issued for Monmouthshire.

The Met Office have said that heavy snow is likely in Wales this afternoon and evening, Thursday, January 31st, and the effects may also be felt in Herefordshire.

A spokesperson for the Met Office said: "Areas of rain and snow are expected to move into the UK from the southwest from Thursday through to Friday.

"Any single period of rain and snow is not expected to last more than 6 to 9 hours but some snow accumulations are likely with 1-3 cm likely in places within the warning area and the potential for 5-10 cm, perhaps particularly over Wales and southwest England."

The Met Office have also warned that travel delays on roads are likely, stranding some vehicles and passengers

Some delays and cancellations to rail travel are likely

There is a good chance that some rural communities could become cut off

Power cuts are likely and other services, such as mobile phone coverage, may be affected.

To keep track of road closures and live incidents, visits https://www.herefordshire.gov.uk/info/200196/roads/234/roadworks.

To keep up to date with school closures due to adverse weather, such as snow or flooding, visit https://www.herefordshire.gov.uk/info/200144/schools_and_education/255/school_closures.

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