Met Office weather warning as snow forecast for Thursday

23 November, 2017, 01:41 | Author: Katrina Soto
  • GETTYGales heavy rain and snow are set to batter Britain

A separate warning was issued for strong winds through tonight with gusts of up to 70mph forecast in exposed spots.

Islanders are being warned of delays to Cross-Solent ferry transport. "Strong winds are also expected which could add to the hard travel conditions". The views and opinions expressed by individuals in the comments section above do not represent those of Island Echo, it's employees or advertisers.

Heavy rain is expected across parts of northwest Wales, northern England and southern Scotland on Wednesday before clearing overnight. Many places within the warning area will see 25-50 mm of rain, with around 100 mm possible over higher ground.

The warning, which comes into place at 9am and lasts until 7am on Thursday, is for "strong winds".

A beautiful misty morning over the Malvern Hills AONB Worcestershire
Jan Sedlacek

But that's not all - heavy flooding, rain and strong wind warnings have also been issued.

"Over southern coastal areas and high ground gusts of 70 miles per hour are possible, particularly over the mountains of Wales and Moors of southwest England on Wednesday morning and afternoon and then around coastal areas of the southeast of England overnight into Thursday".

"Snow is likely to become heavy and persistent for a time on Thursday morning before easing during the early afternoon".

Temperatures are set to reach a high of 14C.

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