The Wokingham Paper

Snow falls across Wokingham borough – that wasn’t forecast!


Wokingham borough residents are experiencing snow and sleet showers this morning, but The Met Office is expecting temperatures to rise throughout the day.

Although the snow has not been forecast, sleet and rain has been.

As the day progresses,the snow will turn into heavy rain.

By this evening, the temperature will be closer to 10°C, whereas this money it dipped below freezing.

Although the snow is not really settling, it is causing issues in other parts of the borough.

Thames Valley Police have been responding to incidents on the A34 and the M4 and urging drivers to drive for the road conditions.



The Met Office has issued a yellow warning.

Some snow will fall on Sunday morning across parts of southeast Wales, southwest and central southern England. Some roads and railways are likely to be affected with longer journey times by road, bus and train services.

Chief Forecaster’s assessment

Some snow will fall across parts of southeast Wales, southwest and central southern England on Sunday morning. Whilst many areas will see rain or sleet with no snow falling or lying some parts will see small accumulations. Up to 2 cm is possible on low ground with 5 cm possible above approximately 150 m such as the Cotswolds and North Wessex Downs.


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