York & North Yorkshire

Temperature of -19C is new Yorkshire record

Yorkshire has recorded its coldest night since records began, weather experts say.

BBC Look North climate correspondent Paul Hudson said the temperature at Topcliffe, near Thirsk in North Yorkshire, was -19C early on Friday.

He added that this was the coldest temperature recorded in Yorkshire since records began.

On Sunday the temperature at Topcliffe dropped to -14C, bringing Yorkshire its coldest ever night for November.

Meanwhile, the county continues to be affected by snow and black ice, with police warning of treacherous driving conditions on many roads.

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