Weather update: Coldest night on its way and more snow possible on Friday
THE COLDEST night this winter is on its way.
Temperatures could drop as low as -9C in parts of the area on Thursday evening.
The Met Office has also issued a warning about icy conditions for both motorists and pedestrians from today for the next few days.
Footpaths are a particularly problem with melting ice and snow resulting in very slippery surfaces in places.
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There is also the possibility of snowfall on Friday evening though temperatures are expected to rise over the weekend with highs of around 7C on Sunday.
A spokesman said: "We are expecting very low temperatures for the next few days.
"During the day the snow is melting a little bit but a lot of the water is then freezing.
"People should take care to keep warm and safe especially when travelling.
"In Lincolnshire we are expecting the temperature to fall to around -9C and in some parts of the country it could reach -13C.
"For many it will be the coldest night this winter so far."