A WEATHER warning for icy conditions has been issued for much for the country - including Somerset.

The Met Office has issued the warning for the South West and the majority of England for icy conditions from 10pm tonight (Wednesday).

It is expected to last until 11am on Thursday morning.

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A spokesman for the Met Office said: "Icy patches are expected to develop later Wednesday evening or overnight over southern Scotland and Northern Ireland and during the early hours of Thursday over England and and Wales.

"There will also be some wintry showers about, mainly over hills and mountains, but also to some lower levels at times, most likely in parts of Scotland and northern, eastern and central England.

"With the exception of high ground, most places will not see any snow settling."