Snow forecast for Cornwall this weekend - temperatures set to plummet
Snow is forecast for Cornwall on Sunday and Monday.
The county has enjoyed balmy double-digit temperatures over the last two days but winter is about to return with a vengeance.
The Met Office has issued a severe weather warnign for Cornwall on both Sunday and Monday.
A spokesman for the Met Office said: "A spell of sleet and snow is expected, starting on Sunday evening in South West England, and affecting southern England more widely on Sunday night and Monday morning.
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"Snow will be accompanied by a strong easterly wind which will accentuate the very cold feel."
"Accumulations of 3 - 5 cm could occur quite widely over southern counties, and the public are advised to be aware of this wintry hazard."
Gritters are expected to be out at the weekend and Cornwall Council said it was keeping a close eye on the situation.