28 May 2024

Met Office Yellow Warning for Snow and Ice

The Met Office has issued two yellow weather warnings that affect Salisbury and the surrounding area for the next few days.

As temperatures drop later today (Monday, 6th March), we have a yellow weather warning that runs from 9 pm this evening until 10 am on Tuesday.

The second is for all day Wednesday.

Met Office Weather warning for Monday 9 pm until Tuesday at 10 am

Ice and some snow leading to difficult travel conditions in places.

What to expect

  • Some roads and railways likely to be affected with longer journey times by road, bus and train services
  • Some injuries from slips and falls on icy surfaces
  • Probably some icy patches on some untreated roads, pavements and cycle paths
Met Office Weather warning for Wednesday

A period of snow is likely to cause some travel disruption during Wednesday.

What to expect

  • There is a small chance of travel delays on roads with some stranded vehicles and passengers, along with delayed or cancelled rail and air travel.
  • There is a slight chance that some rural communities could become cut off
  • There is a small chance that power cuts will occur and other services, such as mobile phone coverage, may be affected
  • A small chance of injuries from slips and falls on icy surfaces
  • There is a slight chance that bus and train services may be delayed or cancelled, with some road closures and longer journey times
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Andy Munns
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Written by Andy Munns