Weather experts warn: prepare for snow in county this week

WEATHER experts are warning that after several weeks of sunshine, snow could fall in the county this week.

Forecasters at Pitsford Hall Weather Station say that while today (Sunday, April 1) is set to be a sunny day with temperatures reaching 12C this afternoon, people should brace themselves for cold temperatures in the days ahead.

A spokesman for the weather station said: “It will start to turn noticeably colder on Tuesday, although dry at first rain will quickly spread southwards and this will turn increasingly to sleet or even snow during the evening.

“(There will be) highs of 9C, falling overnight to 0C with winds moderate and from the north-east.

“Another cold day will follow on Wednesday, dry during the morning but with some isolated flurries of sleet or snow around during the afternoon.

“Winds will remain moderate and from the north-east. Temperatures will climb to around 7C, falling overnight to 1C.”