Wirral council have explained why routes were not gritted before today’s sudden downpour of snow and hail that brought routes across Wirral to a standstill.
Some people did manage to capture a glimpse from Liverpool. Here are some of the best pictures.
This January’s blood moon lunar eclipse will be the last one to view in full for two years.
Wirral and Liverpool was hit by snow today as a weather front clashed with freezing air.
Merseyside could see it’s first significant snowfall as Arctic air puts the region in the freezer.
The signal was reportedly being transmitted from the Bagillt Bank area on the west side of the River Dee.
Temperatures will drop to freezing overnight which will lead to ICE in some areas as Arctic air sweeps the country.
The milder air that has been above the UK since the start of the year is set to be replaced by much colder air this week.
Strong winds are set to hit Merseyside as 50 mph winds have been forecast to batter the region right through the weekend.
Forecsaters at the Met Office have confirmed that there is an enhanced risk of snow and widespread frost almost anywhere across the UK due to the SSW.
The rescue was captured on video by the RNLI