Weather update: More snow and freezing temperatures for Leicestershire
Leicestershire is being warned to expect more snow later today after last night's light snowfall settled in most parts of the county.
The Met Office has issued a "be prepared" warning for snow disruption in the East Midlands and forecasters are predicting the rest of the week will be bitterly cold.
Temperatures are expected to sink to -2C tomorrow night and winds could reach speeds of up to 25mph this week.
Leicestershire County Council said its gritters were ready to treat key routes when the temperature dropped.
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It is a contrast to 12 months ago when the county was basking in above-normal temperatures and one of the sunniest Januarys since records began.
Two schools have been closed today due to the snow: - Two schools in Leicestershire closed due to the snow and freezing weather
Drivers are being warned to be prepared for winter conditions and check forecasts before travelling.
The Highways Agency is advising drivers to be aware of disruption to travel due to the icy conditions and to plan for their journey before they set out.
See the Highways Agency website for more traffic and travel updates: www.highways.gov.uk/traffic-information
See Leicestershire County Council's advice on winter weather: www.leics.gov.uk/winterweather
See the five-day forecast for Leicester and Leicestershire at: www.thisisleicestershire.co.uk/weather
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