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Mid and west Cornwall sees snowfall with ice warning across Duchy

By Jo_Wood  |  Posted: January 21, 2013

  • Snow in Falmouth Picture by Andrew Bastin

Comments (1) As temperatures dipped below freezing in Cornwall last night, the Duchy is on a yellow 'be aware' ice weather warning today.Helston, Redruth, Camborne, Falmouth, Truro, St Ives and Penzance all had their first snowfall of the winter overnight.Halwin Primary School in Helston will be closed today and St Levan Community Primary School in Penzance will be opening late at 10.30am.Exeter based weather agency, the Met Office, warns: "Sub-zero overnight temperatures will lead to ice forming where snow has fallen or melted during Sunday. "In addition there is the risk of further localised snowfalls of some 1-3 cm in places during Monday with a low risk of as much as 5 cm. "The public should be aware of the risk of disruption to travel during this continuing spell of wintry weather."Send your pictures of the snow to jo.wood@localworld.co.uk

-Jo is a digital journalist and editor based in Cornwall working as a Regional Digital Publisher, Devon and Cornwall, for Northcliffe Digital.

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