When will it snow in Banbury?

The 'Beast from the East' blanketed the town
The 'Beast from the East' blanketed the town

The Met Office is forecasting a night of snow for Banbury and the surrounding areas with a yellow weather warning in place.

Snow flurries of varying amounts are expected from 7pm this evening (Thursday, January 31) until 7am tomorrow morning, according to the Met Office.

The weather warning for snow and ice is in place from 1pm this afternoon until 1pm tomorrow, but any single period of rain and snow is not thought to last more than six to nine hours.

Snow levels are likely to reach 1-3cm but there is a possibility for as much as 5-10cm.

School closures can be found on the schools’ and county councils’ websites.

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