Hour by hour weather forecast for Doncaster as snow looks set to hit UK over weekend

A Met Office weather warning for snow and ice in Doncaster is in place.

Saturday, 6th February 2021, 7:58 am

The warning covers the period between 3pm today and midnight tomorrow as cold air emanating from Russia and Eastern Europe moves across the UK.

There are warnings of ‘significant snow accumulations’ in parts of Eastern England and Scotland.

Storm Darcy will see rain falling as snow as temperatures plummet.

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A weather warning for snow is in place in Doncaster

There are warnings that the wintry weather could last until Wednesday in some parts.

Met Office Chief Meteorologist, Paul Gundersen, said: “The UK is in for a notably cold and snowy period over the next week, with very cold air in place over the whole of the UK by Sunday.”

Doncaster is set for a wet day, with a 90 per cent chance of rain until 9pm.

Wintry showers are forecast to begin at around 9pm and fall until around 4am tomorrow.

Further spells of wintry weather are expected between 7am and 10am and then again between 5am and 8am.

Sunday will see temperatures struggling to get above two degrees.

The forecast for the next few days is wintry showers, some of them heavy.

The Met Office said: “Snow showers may lead to disruption to travel in places.

“Some roads and railways are likely to be affected with longer journey times by road, bus and train services.

“There is a small chance of longer travel delays in places with some stranded vehicles and passengers, along with delayed or cancelled rail and air travel.

“There is a slight chance that some rural communities could become cut off.”

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