Merseyside warned of further travel problems on Thursday as more ICE warnings issued

This mornings ICY conditions led to lots of incidents across Merseyside as the region woke up to freezing weather.

Temperatures dipped to -3.3C during the early hours of Wednesday turning any damp surfaces to ICE.

There were multiple crashes across the region, Liverpool john Lennon Airport runway was closed and the Merseyrail network was severely disrupted.

READ MORE: ICY conditions causes multiple crashes, shuts Liverpool airport runway and disrupts Merseyrail network

Temperatures are expected to dip to near or below freezing again tonight, which has sparked a severe weather warning.

Further ICE could lead to more travel problems on Thursday morning for Merseyside.

The Met Office are warning that ice on some untreated roads, pavements and cycle paths could lead to longer journey times and there may be ome injuries from slips and falls on icy surfaces.

The Met Office say: “Another cold night with a risk of ice, either where surfaces remain wet from daytime showers, or where further wintry showers fall onto frozen surfaces during the night and on Thursday morning.

“Showers will be a mix of rain, sleet and snow, with some slight accumulations possible, mainly above 200 metres.

“Cold and frosty at first with some icy stretches on thursday, but bright with sunny spells through the morning.

“Turning cloudier during the afternoon with light rain arriving by the evening.”

The warnings are in place from 6pm Wednesday to 11am Thursday.

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