PICTURE GALLERY: Severe weather warning issued by the Met Office as snow falls in Northampton

The Met Office has issued a severe weather warning in Northampton.

It started snowing in town this afternoon, after weeks of snow forecasts that haven’t materialised.

Snow in Abington Street NNL-150129-152958001

Snow in Abington Street NNL-150129-152958001

It is expected to continue to snow on and off into this evening.

This morning the Met Office issued a yellow severe weather warning for snow and ice.

People are being warned by the Met Office to be alert.

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