UPDATED: Light snow showers in store for Calderdale

No more snow is forecast today.
No more snow is forecast today.

Further light snow showers are forecast for Calderdale today (Saturday).

It will be a cold day, but some bright or sunny intervals are expected between showers.

There will be highs of 1C and lows of -1C.

The Met Office has issued a weather warning for snow and ice today.

The yellow ‘be aware’ warning for snow is valid for Yorkshire and the Humber from 2pm this afternoon, until 3am tomorrow morning (Sunday).

Showers are expected through the afternoon and much of this evening - these will fall as sleet and snow and will be heavier over hills, moors and Pennines.

The yellow ‘be aware’ warning has also been issued for ice and is valid from 4pm this afternoon until 12pm tomorrow.

AMet Office spokesperson said: “Northerly winds have followed Friday nights vigorous depression introducing much colder conditions.

“Clear spells on Saturday evening and night will allow temperatures to fall sharply allowing widespread ice to readily form on untreated surfaces.

“Widespread icy patches are expected to readily form on untreated surfaces this evening and during Saturday night, especially where snow cover exists or where wintry showers occur.

“The public should take extra care and be aware of the possibility of some disruption to travel.”

In Halifax town centre, pathways are now clear of snow meaning there should be no disruption for those who want to take advantage of the sales.

On public transport, the 528, 557, 559 Yorkshire Tiger bus routes running out of Halifax are currently affected by the weather - some services may make diversions or keep to main roads.

Route 531 has now resumed normal service, serving Ripponden, Mill Bank and Soyland.

Route 528 from Halifax is now running to Rochdale, but will not serve Lydgate today because of ice.

The 559 route is running as far as Ringstone and the 557 route is now running all the way to Ripponden.

The 577 Hubberton Circular route has now resumed usual service.

Transdev’s 500 service from Keighley was previously terminating at Oxenhope, but will now run to Hebden Bridge.

If you are out and about enjoying the beautiful Calderdale scenery over the weekend, make sure you have your camera at the ready.

Send your snaps to newsdesk@halifaxcourier.co.uk or via twitter @HXCourier.