Snow falling in South Yorkshire

Snow has hit South Yorkshire today
Snow has hit South Yorkshire today

It might be nearly May - but snow has been reported in South Yorkshire today.

Reports this morning from Wath and Sheffield stated that it was snowing in the town as the weather took a cold turn.

Matthew Payne tweeted: ”Snowing in Wath upon Dearne!! We don’t even get snow in winter!!”

Joe Rennie tweeted: “Waking up to snow in #Sheffield at the end of April...come back spring!”

And James Tringham ‏wrote: “Snow and hail in Sheffield this morning. #lateApril.”

Snow was also reported on the Snake Pass and the Woodhead Pass across the Pennines.

Forecasters said it was a chilly start of the day and said snow would mostly change to rain. Temperatures will get up to 10C.