LiveSnow in Yorkshire: Live updates on snow, ice, and traffic disruption

It might have been cracking the flags last week - but the people of Yorkshire have woken up to a blanket of snow this morning.

The Met Office is forecasting that wintry showers will continue throughout the day, with hail, sleet, and further snow on the way for Yorkshire.

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There is also a yellow weather warning for ice in place across most of the region until 10am.

Scroll down for the latest updates on the snow, and any travel disruption caused by the weather conditions.

The snow blanketed Harrogate on Wednesday afternoon.

Snow in Yorkshire: Live updates on snow, ice, and traffic disruption

Last updated: Thursday, 31 March, 2022, 12:51

Met Office issues yellow weather warning for ice

The Met Office has issued another yellow weather warning for ice, covering much of Yorkshire.

The warning is in place between 9pm on Thursday (March 31) and 10am on Friday morning.

The organisation warned that snow and hail showers could lead to icy surfaces, with possible travel disruption.

The warning covers the Yorkshire coast, as well as Hull, Ripon, York, and part of Leeds.

Bus update: All Bradford services now operating normal routes with delays

Photos: Snowy scenes around Yorkshire

Leeds Bradford Airport: Flight delays due to heavy snow

There are some delays at Leeds Bradford Airport due to the heavy snow.

The 7.15am flight to Malaga with Jet2 has been delayed.

The 9am flight to Limoges is now scheduled to depart at 10.30am.

A flight from Palma due to arrive at 8.15am has been circling the airport for a while, according to Flightradar24 air traffic updates. It is due to land at 8.20am.

Weather map: Where is it snowing in Yorkshire?

Here is where it is currently snowing in Yorkshire, as of 8am on Thursday morning

West Yorkshire motorways: M621 and M62 updates

The snow is causing delays and slower speeds on the M62 between Leeds and Wakefield this morning (March 31).

Delays of three minutes and delays increasing on M62 Westbound between J32 A639 Colorado Way (Pontefract) and J30 A642 (Rothwell).

The average speed is around 30 mph.

This continues westbound between J30 A642 (Rothwell) and J29 M1 J42 (Lofthouse). A

The average speed drops slightly to 25 mph.

It is a similar scene between J29 M1 J42 (Lofthouse) and J27 M621 (Gildersome).

At Gidlersome, there is very slow traffic on M62 Eastbound from J24 A629 (Ainley Top) to J27 M621 (Gildersome).

For those coming towards Leeds, there are delays of 14 minutes and delays increasing on M62 Eastbound between J23 A640 New Hey Road (Huddersfield) and J27 M621 (Gildersome). Average speed 20 mph.

Those looking to use the motorways to travel down to Manchester may face problems. There is one lane closed and queueing traffic due to stalled vehicle on M62 Westbound at J22 A672 (Rishworth Moor).

Congestion to J24 (Ainley Top). Sources have confirmed the obstruction to be a breakdown.

Yorkshire weather forecast

The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for ice from 8pm on Wednesday (March 30) until 10am on Thursday.

Hail and snow could cause icy surfaces in much of Yorkshire, the Met Office warned, with travel disruption possible.

The weather warning covers the Yorkshire coast, as well as Leeds, Wakefield, Bradford, Ripon, Huddersfield, Sheffield, York, much of north Yorkshire, and the areas north of Hull.

West Yorkshire bus disruption

VIDEO: Heavy snow falls in Yorkshire

Yorkshire wakes up to blanket of snow

People in many parts of Yorkshire this morning woke up to snow, with a yellow weather warning for ice also in place until 10am.

The Met Office forecast that the wintry showers of hail, sleet, and snow will continue throughout the day - most frequently on the Yorkshire coast.

The snow started falling on Wednesday (March 30) in some parts of the region.

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