Heavy rain warning issued for Yorkshire before heavy snow hits as Met Office issues warnings - full forecast

Heavy rain is set to lash Yorkshire before turning to heavy snow in parts of the county.

Heavy rain will lash Yorkshire before turning to snow

The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for rain on Monday across Yorkshire, which is set to remain in place until noon on Tuesday.

The forecasters have also issued a separate snow warning for Tuesday, with heavy snow predicted to arrive from around 4am on Tuesday and last for several hours in Leeds and in North Yorkshire.

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The Met Office has forecast dry and sunny weather on Monday across Yorkshire with some snow falling across some areas tonight.

Forecasters have issued a warning for heavy rain

Heavy rain fall is expected tomorrow with some colder and windy conditions across the region

Difficulty travelling can be expected with possible bus and train delays. The Met Office asks people to be aware of slippery conditions and to be careful when travelling.

Rain and sleet expected to continue in the north still on Wednesday but we can expect slightly more dry conditions by mid week in regions across in the south.

The full warning:

Heavy rain and snow may lead to tricky travel.

Some roads may be affected by flooding, spray or snow, leading to longer journey times.

Flooding of a few homes and businesses is possible

Train services possibly affected by flooding

The Met Office forecast:

Tuesday:

Cold and windy, with further sleet and snow first thing, before snow becomes confined to the hills. Turning showery and less cold from the south during the afternoon. Winds easing. Maximum temperature 2 °C.

Outlook for Wednesday to Friday:

Rain and hill snow persisting in the north on Wednesday and Thursday, but generally brighter and showery to the south. Less cold. Perhaps drier and brighter on Friday.