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Sub-zero temperatures put off tourists

Tourism leaders are warning that a cold Easter will deter holidaymakers from visiting Wales. It follows days of disruption due to snow and freezing conditions, with the North East hardest hit.

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Cold snap to continue into the weekend

Snow around Llangollen where several inches of snow fell over the weekend Credit: Viewer picture / Alison Hornby

The cold snap continues with the risk of a few more snow flurries from time to time and this pattern of weather is set to continue into the weekend.

This afternoon sees a few snow flurries across the north east of Wales spreading further south in to the midlands. There are some brighter breaks dotted around and these will continue.

It will be cold everywhere with highs of just 4C but add in a brisk breeze and it will feel even colder, more like minus 2-4C.

Overnight clear spells allow temperatures to drop to around -2C making it rather icy everywhere. A few snow flurries will continue but not causing too many problems.

Wednesday is very much a repeat of Tuesday. Cold, mainly cloudy and a few snow flurries. Temperatures too will be similar. Some brightness early on across central and southern parts may be short lived.

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