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Met Office: More snow warnings for the Midlands

The Met Office have issued Yellow Warning alerts regarding more snow for the region overnight.

East Midlands : Derby, Derbyshire, Leicester, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Northamptonshire, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire & Rutland, valid from 2025 Fri 26 Dec to 0600 Sat 27 Dec

West Midlands : Herefordshire, Shropshire, Staffordshire, Stoke-on-Trent, Telford and Wrekin, Warwickshire, West Midlands area & Worcestershire, valid from 2025 Fri 26 Dec to 0600 Sat 27 Dec

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Hednesford under a blanket of snow

Residents in Hednesford woke up to a winter wonderland this morning, as overnight snowfall blanketed the town.

View from a window: A resident's picture shows how the street outside is blanketed with snow... Credit: @FoxyandGiuliano

The cold snap is set to continue in the West Midlands, with temperatures dropping to 3 degrees celsius in the region tonight.

East Midlands businesses worst hit by snow

Snow drifts blocked many roads in the region Credit: Steve Swain

Businesses in the East Midlands have been worst affected in the UK by the poor spring weather, according to the Federation of Small Businesses.

Local firms attracted 8.9 per cent fewer customers compared to March 2012. More than half of small businesses in the UK say last month's bad weather has lost them money.

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