Snow: Met Office issue weather warning for Peterborough as wintery weather expected this week

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Yellow weather warning in place on Thursday with wintry weather and cold temperatures forecast

Snow could hit Peterborough later this week – as a weather warning has been put in place.

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The warning, which is in place from 3am on Thursday until 3pm on Friday says: “A period of snowfall could bring some disruption on Thursday and Thursday night.

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“What to Expect

“There is a small chance that power cuts will occur and other services, such as mobile phone coverage, may be affected

“There is a slight chance that some rural communities could become cut off

“There is a small chance of travel delays on roads with some stranded vehicles and passengers, along with delayed or cancelled rail and air travel.”

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Thursday evening will also see rain arrive, so the chances of snow settling are slim.

Temperatures will hover at around the 4C level – but it will feel like it is closer to freezing throughout the day.

The early part of this week will feel milder – with temperatures reaching 12C on Tuesday before it cools down. The early forecast for the weekend is for it to be chilly, cloudy and dry.