10.25pm Update: Snow hits Cumbria as Atlantic storm moves in … – News & Star

#8220;Saturday night into Sunday will temperatures really drop,#8221; Emma continued. #8220;We are widely predicting -3C to -6C, with ice forming in many places.

However, before the snow the county is expecting to be hit by the tail end of Storm Caroline.

While the worst of the storm is hitting Scotland, strong winds and torrential rain were reported in Cumbria overnight.

In particular, they advise that drivers take care on the A686 at Hartside.

Flood alerts remain in place for the coastline, from Gretna to Silloth, St Bees and Millom, with the Environment Agency predicting they will remain into the weekend.

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