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Met Office issues snow warning for much of Caerphilly County Borough

Published in News at 09:43, Monday January 30th, 2012. Last updated at 09:03, Wednesday May 8th, 2013

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Update: Ice warning in Caerphilly County Borough after snow

The Met Office has issued a “be prepared” warning for more snow across Caerphilly County Borough up until midday Monday.

According to its website, rain pushing in from the west is expected turn to snow and as much as 10cm may accumulate across hilly parts of south and south east Wales.

The public is being advised to be aware of the potential for disruption to traffic.

Sleet has fallen in areas around the A465 heads of the valleys road and Rhymney has seen snowfall.

The ‘Amber’ warning of “be prepared” by the Met Office covers the northern part of Caerphilly County Borough. The South has a lesser “be aware” yellow warning.

The Met Office said: “Rain pushing in from the west is expected turn to snow on the leading edge, especially on hills.

“As much as 10cm may accumulate across hilly parts of south and south-east Wales, this area covered by the amber warning.

“The public are advised to be aware of the potential for disruption to traffic, particularly this evening within the amber area.

“There remains uncertainty in the amounts of snow, and also the eastern extent of any snow, so please check for further updates.”

For the latest update visit the Met Office website.

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