The Met Office has issued a warning for icy and very cold conditions from Friday 23 February through to 0800 on Thursday 01 March. 

For the North West the forecast is for cold at first, increasingly turning very cold, especially overnight with widespread frosts. Snow showers likely Monday onward. Significant wind chill at times.

Cold weather can seriously affect your health, young children, older people and those living with a long term health condition are particularly at risk. For advice on how to Stay Well this Winter, click here.