Yorkshire weather forecast: Sleet, snow and rain forecast in aftermath of Storm Christoph

More rain is set to hit Yorkshire on Thursday morning in the aftermath of Storm Christoph.

The storm wreaked havoc on parts of the region on Wednesday, bringing persistent heavy rain and some flooding.

Several flood warnings and alerts remain in place today as river levels remain high.

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Temperatures are set to plummet in the aftermath of the storm and some areas have seen sleet and snow this morning.

Flooding in Allerton Bywater, Leeds, on Wednesday

Here is the Met Office weather forecast for Yorkshire:

Today:

A cold start with outbreaks of rain, sleet and snow gradually fading. Brighter, and increasingly sunny spells are then expected, with all parts likely dry by the end of the day. Winds will remain brisk throughout. Maximum temperature 5C.

Tonight:

Clear spells and easing winds will bring a cold but mostly dry night. Perhaps the odd wintry shower moving into the Pennines. Icy patches are possible, with frost also likely. Minimum temperature -2C.

Friday:

A largely fine but cold January day with winds continuing to ease. Sunny spells are likely for most, although further wintry showers could move into the western Pennines. Maximum temperature 5C.

Outlook for Saturday to Monday:

A cold, but often sunny weekend. Wintry showers possible, mainly across hills, but most parts dry. Clear spells overnight, with widespread frost and icy stretches. Fine, dry but cold Monday.