Major Sheffield road left blanketed in SNOW as temperatures plummet

This is the wintry scene on a major Sheffield road after snow led to difficult driving conditions.

The A57 Snake Pass has been left blanketed in snow following heavy showers on Tuesday.

Snow on the A57 Snake Pass. Pic: @swfcmark1974

Snow on the A57 Snake Pass. Pic: @swfcmark1974

Forecasters said showers were expected to continue across the city throughout the day and into the evening.

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But they are expected to remain as rain on lower ground.

Temperatures could fall as low as -1 °C overnight.