Snow could hit the outskirts of Merseyside tomorrow, as the Met Office have extended their weather warning.

There is a yellow weather warning in place for snow and ice which comes into effect at 10pm tonight.

The warning lasts until 10am tomorrow morning with the Met Office warning that travel disruption is likely.

The weather organisation said: " Wintry showers and icy stretches likely to bring some travel disruption.

"Some roads and railways likely to be affected with longer journey times by road, bus and train services.

"Some injuries from slips and falls on icy surfaces.

"Probably some icy patches on some untreated roads, pavements and cycle paths."

Liverpool isn't covered by the warning but areas on the outskirts of Kirkby to Warrington and beyond are in the covered area.

The weather warning covering Merseyside

The forecast for the North West said: "This afternoon will be breezy and chilly with a mixture of sunny intervals and wintry showers. A few of the showers will be sharp with hail, sleet and hill snow. Brisk westerly winds.

"Turning cloudier tonight but remaining chilly with further showers, with sleet and snow in places, mainly on higher parts but perhaps to lower levels in heavier bursts. Brisk winds will tend to ease.

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"Spells of sunshine will develop through tomorrow morning but there will still be one or two wintry showers around too.

"After a dry start, Friday will become cloudier, wet and windy from the south-west with widespread rain. Staying wet and windy overnight although it will be reasonably mild.

"This weekend then looks set to be windy and unsettled with showers or more prolonged spells of rain. A few brighter interludes as well."