Snow has fallen in Shropshire and there are flood warnings as winter weather continues to worry the county

Most of the Telford area was white at 9 a.m., and many roads in the county are treacherous as snow and sleet continue to fall, although much of the county is still clear when the showers come from east to west Move west

Meanwhile, rising water levels after Storm Bella remain a threat as flood warnings are in place across the area and Frankwell car park in Shrewsbury is closed due to the high River Severn

Any areas that have not been previously affected by snow will likely see something white at the end of the day Snow is falling in Shrewsbury now, and the Met Office is forecasting a 90 percent chance of snow in Oswestry this morning

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The agency has issued a yellow weather warning for snow and ice in Shropshire and Mid Wales Temperatures are unlikely to be above 3 ° C (37) 4F) on Monday

Drivers were asked to avoid travel whenever possible and to be extra careful in dangerous conditions Several accidents were reported in the West Midlands as early as 7 a.m.

Many local roads are covered in snow, as is part of the M54 near Telford and Wolverhampton

“If you have to drive this morning, please drive slowly and leave additional distance from the vehicle in front,” said the police collision investigation unit for the area

In parts of Britain, snow had already fallen on Sunday afternoon and arrived in Birmingham and the Black Country overnight, while there were over 100 flood warnings across England after days of stormy conditions

There are no serious warnings in Shropshire, but fewer warnings apply to the River Severn, Upper Teme in South Shropshire and the River Vyrnwy on the Shropshire-Wales border, where many fields were flooded yesterday

The yellow warnings from the Met Office, which are valid on Monday from midnight to 6 p.m., indicate possible injuries from icy surfaces and delays in trains and road transport

The chilly temperatures follow several days of wintry weather over the Christmas season that flooded parts of southern England before Storm Bella arrived with winds in excess of 100 mph on Boxing Day

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Parts of east England were also reporting floods through Sunday morning, with kayakers taking to the streets in Norfolk to traverse water-filled streets

As of Monday, 4 a.m., 103 flood warnings remained in place across England, which, in addition to 193 flood alarms, required immediate action before the expected floods

Despite the poor conditions, storms meant that for the first time on Saturday, more than half of UK electricity was generated from wind power

According to energy company Drax, 5067 percent of the country’s electricity was generated by wind turbines on Boxing Day

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Source: https://www.shropshirestar.com/news/environment/2020/12/28/weather-warning-in-place-as-snow-starts-to-fall-in-shropshire/