Drive safely: Met Office warning for ice in Lincoln overnight

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Drivers are being warned of icy roads, pavements and cycle paths in Lincolnshire overnight, with lows of 2 degrees Celsius predicted.

The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for ice, valid from 6pm on Wednesday, January 31 until 10am on Thursday, February 1.

According to forecasters, temperatures will quickly fall overnight to form ice.

The Chief forecaster at the Met Office said: “Following a spell of rain, sleet and snow, temperatures will fall quickly allowing ice to form on untreated surfaces.

“Further showers of rain, sleet and snow will follow in the west on Thursday morning, potentially diluting overnight treatments.

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

“Some injuries from slips and falls on icy surfaces are possible.”