Severe weather warning for ice in East Sussex issued by Met Office

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The Met Office has issued a severe weather warning for ice across East Sussex today, as outbreaks of rain, sleet and snow are clearing southwards this morning (Wednesday December 5),

This will leave surfaces wet and prone to freezing as skies clear and temperatures fall.

There is also likely to be a slight covering of snow in places.

However, across parts of southeast England, particularly Kent, some 2-4cm of snow is possible this morning.

The public should be aware of the risk of difficult driving conditions.

This warning has been updated to include a greater risk of snow accumulations over parts of southeast England.

People should be aware of the potential for increased iciness, especially early on Wednesday, and possible disruption to travel.

There are currently no trains between Lewes and Polegate due to snow and icy conditions and replacement buses are being sought subject to road conditions

Passengers may use Brighton & Hove Buses on routes 12/12A ‘ Coaster’ Brighton-Seaford-Eastbourne.