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Yellow warnings for snow & ice in large part of region

The Met Office has issued Yellow weather warnings for snow and ice over a large part of the region.

Yellow warnings have been issued for snow and ice Credit: The Met Office

The warnings begin at 6pm this evening, and run until just before midnight tomorrow (Thursday).

The areas covered by the warnings are:

  • Leicestershire
  • Lincolnshire
  • Northamptonshire
  • Nottinghamshire
  • Rutland
  • Warwickshire

A yellow warning is issued in this instance to advise people to 'be aware' that snow and ice is quite likely to appear, although impact is expected to be relatively low.



School closures in Staffordshire

Whiston in Staffordshire Credit: Joe Giddens/PA Wire

The following schools will be shut in Staffordshire today due to snow and ice.

  • Ball Green Primary
  • Bentilee Nursery
  • Birches Head High
  • Discovery Academy
  • Goldenhill Primary School
  • Grange Nursery School
  • Grove Hamilton Infants
  • Hillside Primary School
  • Kingsland Nursery School
  • Kingsland Primary School
  • Maple Court Primary Academy
  • Northwood Broom Community School
  • Ormiston Horizon Academy
  • Sandon High School
  • Sandon Primary School
  • St Margaret Ward Academy
  • St Marks Primary School
  • St Peter's Primary Academy School
  • Wetley Rocks
  • Loxley Hall School
  • University Academy Kidsgrove

School closures in Leicestershire

Bradgate Park in Newtown Linford Credit: Joe Giddens/PA Wire

The following schools in Leicestershire will be shut today due to snow and ice.

  • Marriott Primary School
  • Ashby School
  • Castle Rock High School, Coalville
  • Forest Way (Special) School, Coalville
  • King Edward VII Science and Sport College, Coalville
  • Mercenfeld Primary School, Markfield
  • South Charnwood High School
  • Thornton Primary School
  • Warren Hills Community Primary School, Coalville

School closures in Derbyshire

A snow covered lane in Sparrowpitt, Derbyshire Credit: Mike Egerton/PA

Derbyshire County Council say the following schools have shut their doors due to snow and ice.

  • Hope Primary School
  • Barlow CE Primary School
  • Anthony Gell School
  • Monyash Primary School
  • Chapel-en-le-Frith C E Primary School
  • Poolsbrook Primary School
  • Dronfield Henry Fanshawe School
  • Hilltop Infant and Nursery School
  • Grindleford Primary School
  • Lady Manners School
  • Brookfield Primary School
  • Pinxton Kirkstead Junior School
  • Parkside Community Junior School
  • Alfreton Park Community Special School
  • Aldercar Community Language College
  • Chinley Primary School
  • Furness Vale Primary School
  • Ashgate Croft School
  • Croft Infant School, Alfreton
  • Highfields School, Matlock
  • Queen Elizabeth Grammar School in Ashboourne is closed today.
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