More snow still forecast for Peterborough as Met Office weather warning extended until Saturday

Although Peterborough has escaped the worst of the 'Beast from the East' experienced in the far south and north of England so far, the Met Office is still forecasting more snow for the city this week.

A yellow weather warning for snow and wind remains in place throughout tonight, Tuesday February 27, tomorrow, Wednesday and is also in force on Friday and Saturday, March 2 and 3.

Charlie Hovell, at Orton Hall Hotel in Peterborough. getting some ice for a drink from the hotel fountain

Charlie Hovell, at Orton Hall Hotel in Peterborough. getting some ice for a drink from the hotel fountain

Peterborough still has a 60% chance of further snowfall between 6pm and 11pm tonight and between 11am and 1pm tomorrow, Wednesday February 28 according to Met Office forecasters.

While Thursday's forecast looks clear currently, there is a 50% chance of snow on Friday afternoon/evening and into Saturday morning, with temperatures remaining below zero throughout the week.

The Met Office warning reads: "There is the potential for travel delays on roads, with some stranded vehicles and passengers, as well as delays or cancellations to rail and air travel. Some rural communities could become cut off. Power cuts may also occur and other services, such as mobile phones, may be affected.

Dog walkers in the snow at Ferry Meadows in Peterborough this morning.

Dog walkers in the snow at Ferry Meadows in Peterborough this morning.