Snow and gale force winds are to return to parts of the region less than a fortnight after blizzard conditions brought disruption to schools, airports and traffic networks.
The Met Office said there is a 70% probability of snow or icy conditions hitting parts of England by Friday. Snow storms brought parts of the country to a standstill at the end of January.
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The Met Office issue wind and rain warnings for the region for the next 24-48 hours
Dry but cloudy overnight.
Christmas Eve which could be rather frosty and Christmas Day looks like being generally cold and dry, but cloudier further east