Warning issued for snow and ice in Lincoln

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A Met Office weather warning for snow and ice has been extended in the Lincoln area.

The first dusting of snow has fallen in many parts of the county on the morning of Thursday, November 30.

In Lincoln, residents awoke to a sharp frost and according to weather forecasters occasional heavy wintry showers will hit the county during the afternoon and evening.

A warning for snow and ice is in place until 10am on Friday, December 1.

The Met Office said: “Occasional heavy wintry showers are expected, mainly during Thursday afternoon and evening. two to five centimetres of snow may accumulate on ground above 100 metres, primarily over Scotland and northeast England.

“Meanwhile a centimetre or two is possible to low levels, with any low level accumulations across England being temporary.

“Journey times may be longer by road, bus and rail. Icy stretches are also expected to form on some untreated roads, pavements and cycle paths or where showers cause wash off on treated roads, particularly during Thursday evening and Friday morning.”

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