Snow warning in place
Heavy snow might hit areas of the North East as we speak inflicting vital disruption.
The Met Office has now issued an up to date climate warning for snow and ice within the space.
The yellow warning comes into pressure at 8am and can be in place till 9pm.
Up to 10cm of snow might fall in some areas of England and Scotland on greater floor.
Elsewhere, between 2cm and 5cm might seem.
The warning states: “An space of rain pushing north-eastwards is anticipated to show snow in locations because it encounters colder air throughout Scotland and components of northern England.
“At first the principle hazard could also be of rain falling onto frozen surfaces resulting in ice, particularly on greater stage routes. However snow turns into extra seemingly later Wednesday and not less than for a time on Thursday.
“Heavier snowfall is extra seemingly above 100m in Scotland and above 200m in England, the place 5-10cm of snow might accumulate, probably 20 cm on highest routes.
“At decrease ranges, 2 – 5cm of snow might accumulate in locations, however the state of affairs stays finely balanced, with the likelihood that the majority lower-lying areas in northern England see rain or sleet relatively than snow.”