Don't miss a story sign up to the North Devon Gazette's FREE daily newsletter CLICK HERE

Snow possible this weekend as temperatures set to plummet

PUBLISHED: 12:43 10 January 2013 | UPDATED: 12:45 10 January 2013

The Met Office has issued a yellow warning of ice for Saturday night through to Sunday.

The Met Office has issued a yellow warning of ice for Saturday night through to Sunday.

Archant

Forecasters say the possibility of snow should not be ruled out as temperatures fall and ice warnings dished out for North Devon.

TEMPERATURES are set to drop this weekend as the Met Office issues a yellow weather warning for ice.

Motorists are urged to stay safe on the roads as temperatures are expected to fall rapidly with a risk of ice from 6pm Saturday until 10am Sunday.

Some parts of the country are set to experience snow and while North Devon is currently forecast to remain clear, experts say the possiblity can’t be ruled out.

Paul Gundersen, Met Office chief forecaster, said: “All parts of the UK will see cold weather setting in over the weekend.

“We can expect sleet and snow showers to affect eastern areas at times, but with a battle developing between the cold air in the east and mild air pushing in from the west, no one should be surprised to see sleet or snow over the weekend and next week.”

Comments have been disabled on this article.

Other News Stories

Lifeboat crews came to the rescue of a dog that fell 40 feet off a cliff near Ilfracombe yesterday evening (Sunday).

Read more
Yesterday, 16:25

Three people have been injured in a car crash on the A39 today (Sunday).

Read more
Yesterday, 16:25

Firefighters were called to reports of an oven fire at a golf club today (Sunday).

Read more
Yesterday, 16:25

The police are appealing for witnesses following a string of vehicle break ins this weekend.

Read more
Saturday, July 22, 2017

The MetOffice has issued a yellow weather warning for heavy rainfall and thunderstorms across North Devon today (Saturday).

Read more
Saturday, July 22, 2017

Want to help beat cancer? Join the Relay For Life event at Barnstaple Rugby Club today (Saturday) and right through the night until Sunday lunchtime

Read more
Saturday, July 22, 2017

Take a look at the super pictures our iwitness24 photographers have been capturing this week.

Read more
Saturday, July 22, 2017

Five days of Chulmleigh Old Fair 2017 from Tuesday, July 25 to Sunday, July 30

Read more
Saturday, July 22, 2017

Hundreds turned out for the annual Dogs Trust Ilfracombe Fun Day at Mullacott Equestrian Centre

Read more
Saturday, July 22, 2017

Appeal started by Ilfracombe friends sees offers flood in from all over the UK and as far away as New Zealand.

Read more

Local Weather

Overcast

Overcast

max temp: 16°C

min temp: 15°C

Most Read News

Useful Links

Advertise in the paper
Submit a Story
Subscribe to the paper
Competitions
North Devon Football League
Order Photos
Family notices
iwitness24
Facebook
Twitter
Google Plus Page
Reader Travel

Family Notices 24

Read Online

Image
Read the North Devon Gazette e-edition E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter
HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Local business directory

North Devon's trusted business finder

Find planning applications