Schools closed and roads treacherous after snow hits Mid Wales

Reporter:

Elgan Hearn

Three schools were closed on Friday afternoon due to snow.

Powys County Council's website showed that Brynhafren CP School in Crew Green, Llandysilio Church in Wales Primary School in Llanymynech and Ysgol Bro Cynllaith in Llansilin were closed for the afternoon, due to adverse weather conditions.

Drivers should also beware that conditions on the A483, between Newtown and Abermule are being affected due to snow.

A yellow weather warning has been issued by the Met Office covering most of the UK for snow and ice.

This will be in place until Sunday.

The Met Office are forecasting that  today will continue to be a cold and windy day with  snow showers across large areas of Wales.

Some significant accumulations are likely, especially over hills in the north. Feeling bitterly cold. Maximum temperature of 4 °C.

Tonight will be another cold night with a widespread frost for inland areas.

Snow showers will continue, leading to further accumulations.

Minimum temperature will be (minus) -4 °C.

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Email:

elgan.hearn@nwn.co.uk

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