Warning of snow and ice

Date published: 10 February 2020

The Met Office is warning of snow and ice across Greater Manchester and the North West over the next few days.

A yellow warning of snow and ice is in place from 3pm on Monday (10 February) until 12 noon on Wednesday (12 February).

Some roads and railways are likely to be affected with longer journey times by road, bus and train services.

Strong winds are also expected on Tuesday (11 February) with possible delays and cancellations to rail and air travel.  

What to expect

  • Possible travel delays on roads stranding some vehicles and passengers
  • Possible delays or cancellations to rail and air travel
  • Power cuts may occur and other services, such as mobile phone coverage, may be affected.
  • Delays for high-sided vehicles on exposed routes and bridges likely
  • Some injuries from slips and falls on icy surfaces
  • Icy patches on some untreated roads, pavements and cycle paths.

Useful advice from the Met Office:

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