Merseyside issued severe weather warning for ICE

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The Met Office has placed Merseyside on a yellow weather warning for ice early Wednesday morning.

The warning is in force until 10am as many places across the region has experienced rain through Tuesday and colder temperatures through the night could allow ice to form.

The warning says that clearing skies will allow untreated surfaces to fall below freezing, with the likelihood that some icy stretches may form, away from exposed coasts across parts of Merseyside on Wednesday morning.

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Met Office ICE warning

A forecaster at the Met Office has said: “A standard showery northwesterly airstream, followed by a fairly widespread frost away from windward coasts, means an ice risk to start the day on Wednesday.

“In most areas the breeze should lead to drying out of surfaces, but late showers, or water seeping from fields, increases the likelihood of local problems”.

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