Surrey weather: Met Office issues yellow ice warning for the county

A yellow weather warning for ice has been issued for Surrey as well as the rest of the South East, northern and central England and Scotland.

The Met Office has warned there is a risk of injury from slips and falls on icy surfaces. Drivers could also face difficult travel conditions due to icy patches on untreated roads.

The weather warning is in place from Thursday (January 14) through to 10am on Friday (January 15).

A statement from the Met Office reads: “A further one to two centimetres of snow is possible in a few places at first, mainly above 200 metres across Scotland, northern and central England, before residual rain, sleet and snow dies out during Thursday evening.

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“Ice is then likely to form on some untreated surfaces, with difficult conditions on some roads and pavements by Friday morning.”

Although Surrey is not forecast any snow during the weather warning period, temperatures will drop to sub-zero levels overnight.

The highs forecast across Surrey on Thursday and Friday, according to the Met Office, are listed below.

On Friday, temperatures are not expected to exceed a chilly 4C so those heading out for daily exercise should keep the hats and gloves handy.

Thursday

Staines 8C, Woking 9C, Dorking 9C, Guildford 10C, Addlestone 9C, Redhill 9C, Caterham 9C, Horley 9C.

Friday

Staines 4C, Woking 4C, Dorking 4C, Guildford 4C, Addlestone 4C, Redhill 4C, Caterham 3C, Horley 4C.

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