WATCH: Video shows heavy snowfall at The Lion Inn on Blakey Ridge

Snow is falling at The Lion Inn on Blakey Ridge, where seven people were once snowed in for nine days.

Thursday, 13th February 2020, 10:13 am
Updated Thursday, 13th February 2020, 10:15 am

Snow has been falling since the early hours over the hill of the North Yorkshire Moors.

Video and photos show heavy snow at The Lion Inn, situated high in the moors above Kirbymoorside.

The Inn became a national news story in November 2010 when five members of staff and two guests were snowed in for nine days.

Heavy snow at The Lion Inn at Blakey Ridge. Picture from North Yorkshire Weather Updates Facebook page.

At 9am this morning (Feb 13) the North Yorkshire Weather Updates Facebook Page said heavy snow was still falling on Blakey Ridge.

The Met Office says hill snow will be confined to the highest hills for the rest of the day and rain across the region will gradually ease throughout the day.

Conditions will remain cloudy and strong winds are expected.

The maximum temperature is 5°C.

The Lion Inn at Blakey Ridge. Picture from North Yorkshire Weather Updates Facebook page.

Tonight frost is possible across North Yorkshire, especially on high ground and cloud will thicken from the west after midnight.

Pictures and video from the North Yorkshire Weather Updates Facebook page.The UK is set to be hit by another storm this weekend, one week after Storm Ciara caused widespread disruption and flooding.

Read the latest on how it will affect the Yorkshire coast here.