Brighton and Hove warned to expect ‘heavy snow’

As the cold snap continues Brighton and Hove has been issued with a warning to expect ‘heavy snow’ this evening (Thursday, January 31).

Sledging in Brighton
Sledging in Brighton

The Met Office has released a yellow weather warning predicting snow and further icy condition could be on the way from about 7pm today.

According to the forecaster there is a 90 per cent chance of ‘heavy snowfall’ in Brighton and Hove from 8pm.

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A yellow warning for snow and ice stretches until 1pm on Friday (February 1) with temperatures ranging from 3°C to 1°C.

The Met Office said there is a 60 per cent chance of a sleet shower at 7pm which will turn into heavy snow by 8pm.

Friday will be cold and cloudy with a further possibility of more light snow, according to the Met Office.