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Preston snow: Watch as snow begins to fall in the city

Posted on - 16th January, 2016 - 3:06pm | Author - | Posted in - College, Cottam, Fulwood, News, Videos, Weather

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Snow has begun to fall in Preston as temperatures continue to plummet.

Up to 3cm of snow is forecast in and around the city throughout Saturday and into Sunday morning.

Snowflakes began to come down shortly after 2pm on Saturday across the city.

Snow begins to settle in Fulwood

Snow begins to settle in Fulwood

Temperatures are expected to stay below freezing over into Sunday morning.

All areas of the city are reporting snowfall. This was Cottam just before 3pm on Saturday:

Snow settling by Dave Canning

Snow settling by Dave Canning

Noreen McAiney sent her kids out to enjoy the snow in Ribbleton

Noreen McAiney sent her kids out to enjoy the snow in Ribbleton

Tabitha Boydell's cat watches on as snow falls

Tabitha Boydell’s cat watches on as snow falls

This little lad wasted no time in getting his first snowball together in Penwortham Pic: Jen Williams

This little lad wasted no time in getting his first snowball together in Penwortham Pic: Jen Williams

Snow covers a car in Frenchwood Pic: Hamza Asmal

Snow covers a car in Frenchwood Pic: Hamza Asmal

The Met Office is warning of ice and snow for Preston and Lancashire, with the chief forecaster saying it will be part of a narrow strip across the UK which will see snow across the country.

An ice warning for the whole of the UK has been issued with drivers warned to take extra care on the roads overnight.

Have you taken any pictures of the snow? Share them in the comments below or email contactus@blogpreston.co.uk, tweet them @blogpreston or inbox them to us on Facebook

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