Snow has fallen in parts of Oxfordshire this afternoon as the cold snap affecting much of the UK hit the county.

There was a light snow shower in Banbury and surrounding area at around 1.30pm, with the Met Office forecasting more of the white stuff later today.

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Other areas expected to see snow today include areas of West Oxfordshire including Chipping Norton, Witney and Burford.

Chipping Norton has a 90 per cent chance of heavy snow between 2pm and 4pm, according to the Met Office.

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It comes as bands of rain, sleet and snow have been moving across the UK, bringing dangerous driving conditions - particularly around Manchester, Gloucestershire, Wiltshire and Berkshire.

There is more snow on the way in Oxfordshire, with the Met Office issuing a yellow weather warning which will be in place from 6pm tomorrow until 2pm on Thursday.