Snow: main road passable with care in East Sussex

Snow SE - 18-01-13
Snow SE - 18-01-13
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Fresh snowfall is forecast tomorrow (Sunday January 20) as East Sussex sits under a blanket of snow and ice.

The Met Office has a severe weather warning for snow out in force for tomorrow for Kent, although light snow is predicted to begin at around 9am in Lewes and continue until 6pm.

Temperatures tomorrow will not rise above -1C in Lewes, but it could feel as cold as -6C due to wind chill.

Today (Saturday January 19) the Met Office has issued a yellow severe weather warning for ice, which will remain in force until 11am tomorrow morning in East Sussex.

It will remain cold today with temperatures staying at around 0C, but feeling more like -4C.

Looking ahead to the Monday commute, there is currently more light snow forecast to begin at 9am in Lewes and continuing until around 3pm, with temperatures remaining at around 1C.

During bad weather buses and trains may be affected and members of the public are advised to check with their local bus or train company before travelling.

Fresh snowfall is predicted at Gatwick Airport today and tomorrow. Passengers are advised to check with their airline before travelling, although the airport reported its runways were currently clear.

East Sussex County Council gritted primary and secondary routes last night and the primary routes again this morning.

It reported the main roads were passable with care. But they advised anyone driving today only to do so if necessary and to take care as many roads remained untreated, and snow has turned to ice.

The public should keep up to date with latest weather forecasts and travel news.