The Met Office have warned of potential blizzard conditions after the weekend.

They have updated their storm warning and stated: "Frequent and heavy snow showers will affect the region throughout Monday and at first on Tuesday.

"Snow showers will mainly be over high ground.

"Slight accumulations of 1 to 3 cm above 150 metres and 5-10 cm above 300 metres.

"Strong winds, gusting 50-60 mph, will lead to blizzard conditions at times and considerable drifting of lying snow.

"Frequent lightning strikes are also possible, perhaps leading to interruptions to power supplies."

They have previously issued a warning for strong winds to be widespread over the weekend, with the potential of gusts at 70-80mph.