Yorkshire snow: Full weather forecast, flood alerts and amber warning in place as heavy snow causes disruption

There is an amber warning in place across Yorkshire as heavy snow settles in the city.

Tuesday, 2nd February 2021, 7:57 am

The Met Office warning means that heavy snow will lead to some disruption during Tuesday, February 2.

It is in place from 3am to 1pm.

After that heavy rain will begin to fall.

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There is a Met Office amber warning in place for heavy snow across Yorkshire. Photo: Ilkley.

The snow has already caused disruption on the motorways, after a lorry jackknifed on the M62.

Highways England are out ploughing and treating the network.

Full Yorkshire forecast from the Met Office:

A spell of persistent and heavy snow during Tuesday morning, with some significant accumulations likely in places, before snow gradually becomes confined to the hills.

Turning showery and less cold from the south during the afternoon.

Winds easing.

Maximum temperature 5 °C.

Further outbreaks of rain or showers overnight, some heavy, with any snow confined to the hill tops in the north.

Still generally cold, strong winds easing later.

Minimum temperature 1 °C.

Flood alerts and warnings in place:

The Environment Agency has these flood warnings and alerts in place as of 8am on Tuesday (Feb 2).

Flood warnings - Flooding is expected and immediate action required

Low lying properties in the Upper Hull catchment

River Derwent at Buttercrambe Mill

Flood alerts - Flooding is possible

Holderness Drain

Lower River Derwent

River Hull Central catchment

River Rye catchment

Upper River Derwent

Upper River Hull catchment