More snow forecast for Leicestershire
More snow has been forecast for Leicestershire over the next two days.
Up to 3in (8cm) of snow could fall in parts of the UK tonight and forecasters are urging drivers to take care in the dangerous conditions.
Today heavy snow is set to arrive in the county as a cold front moves across the UK.
Nick Prebble, forecaster for MeteoGroup, said: "There will be a problem with freezing rain in the morning which is going to start causing problems in southern Scotland and northern England.
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"It will spread south east, and as it moves will turn into sleet and snow."
The cold front will move to North Wales and Yorkshire, hitting the Midlands by the middle of tomorrow afternoon, he added.
Mr Prebble said: "From midday onwards, there will be snow falling, with between 4cm (1.6in) and 8cm (3in) possible.
"The areas worst affected are likely to be East Yorkshire, Lincolnshire and the East Midlands."
Sub-zero temperatures are set to continue for much of the UK over the coming days, with the mercury struggling to get above 0C (32F).
Temperatures reached minus 12C (10.4F) in Church Fenton, North Yorkshire, on Tuesday night but are not due to be as low this evening, with the Midlands set to experience the coldest conditions, of around minus 7C (19.4F).
Mr Prebble added: "At the weekend and next week it won’t be as bitterly cold, but it is certainly still going to feel very chilly."
The Met Office has issued a level-three severe cold weather alert lasting until Saturday and has warned of icy roads across much of the UK.