The Met Office is predicting that a band of sleet and snow will move across the region including St Helens overnight (Sunday).

Heaviest of the snow is forecast to fall in St Helens before midnight.

Travel organisations are warning motorists and travellers that they could face some disruption on  Monday morning with heavy rain set to sweep in following the snowfall.

It will remain cold over the next few days with temperatures readily dropping to sub zero at night.