Yorkshire snow: Weather warnings across region as more snow may lead to disruption - Met Office forecast in full

Yorkshire is in for more snow today (Tuesday) after the Met Office has issued a number of weather warnings across the region.

The snow has started to settle in different parts of Yorkshire already this morning (Tuesday), including in West Yorkshire in Leeds.

There is more forecast to fall and settle throughout the day as temperatures are set to plummet below freezing.

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The Met Office has said that further accumulations of snow may lead to some disruption across the region with drifting snow.

More snow is forecast for Yorkshire

Some roads and railways could be affected with longer journey times, and there will probably be some icy patches on some untreated roads, pavements and cycle paths.

This could lead to some injuries from slips and falls on icy surfaces

The Met Office has issued a number of weather warnings across the region.

Where are there weather warnings in place in Yorkshire?

Yellow warning for snow:

- Sheffield

- Doncaster

- Leeds

- Bradford

- York

- Grimsby

- Scunthorpe

- Scarborough

- Bridlington

- Northallerton

There are currently no amber warnings in place, and yellow warnings have replaced those that were amber on Monday.

What is the Met Office forecast for Yorkshire and the Humber?

Tuesday: Snow showers continuing, with some brightness between showers. Further accumulations of snow may lead to some disruption, with drifting snow. Icy stretches will persist on untreated surfaces with a bitterly cold easterly wind, which will be strong near coasts. Maximum temperature 1 °C.

Tuesday night: Snow and possible hail showers will continue to affect most areas overnight, with some brief clear spells. It will feel bitterly cold in the brisk winds with a hard frost. Minimum temperature -4 °C.

Wednesday: Snow showers continuing through Wednesday probably turning lighter and less frequent inland by evening, with some bright or sunny spells. Northeasterly winds will be a little less strong. Very cold. Maximum temperature 1 °C.

Outlook for Thursday to Saturday: Drier and brighter during Thursday with light winds, Strong southeasterly winds developing for Friday and Saturday with a chance of snow showers - mainly near coasts. Staying very cold.

How to drive safely in snow

- Slow down

Snow, ice and water on the road reduce grip and, coupled with poor visibility in bad weather, they mean it’s essential that you cut your speed.

Stopping distances can be 10 times greater in snow and ice so slowing down gives you more time to react to other traffic or hazards on the road ahead.

However, be careful that you don’t drive so slowly that you risk losing momentum. On snow-covered roads and especially on hills this could see you stuck and struggling to get moving again.

- Keep it smooth

As well as keeping your speed down you need to keep your inputs smooth. Sharp acceleration, braking or steering are more likely to cause your car to lose grip, leaving you with no control.

Where you can, try to use engine braking to slow down, that way you’re less likely to skid.

- Leave more space

With stopping distances seriously increased by slippy conditions it’s vital you leave more space between your car and the vehicle in front.

It’s also important to try and anticipate what other drivers are doing - being properly aware could save you from a crash or being stranded as others grind to a halt. It also means you're less likely to have to brake or steer suddenly.

- Use a high gear

If your car is struggling to find grip, especially when pulling away, try selecting a higher gear. This should reduce the amount of wheelspin and help you get moving.

- Stay seen

With shorter days and the prospect of rain, fog or snow making visibility worse, it's important to make sure you can see and be seen. Check all your lights work and are clear of snow or ice before setting off.

Don't wait until it's pitch black to use your headlights and don't just rely on running lights when conditions deteriorate. If it's snowing heavily, dipped beams may actually work better than full beams.