We're going to have wait a little longer for Spring in Huddersfield.

More sleet and hail is on the way over the next 48 hours and temperatures are likely to plunge up to 10° below normal.

And Huddersfield weatherman Paul Stevens has warned of a cold and wet Bank Holiday weekend for the town, with sunny spells and showers for all.

“There is no sign yet of any prolonged warm or dry spell and I think we’re going to have to wait well into May for that to happen.”

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Temperatures today only rose to 6.8°C by lunchtime, which is well below the average for the end of April of 14°C.

Monday was even colder, with the Arctic chill bringing temperatures down from 8.7° C at lunchtime to only 4°C by late afternoon.

Mr Stevens said: “That blast of cold air direct from the Arctic also brought us sleet and hail and we are likely to see more of that later today.

Take a look at the April snow that hit the area today below

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“There is also another front coming through late on Wednesday which could bring more wintry showers, with a dusting of sleet and snow on the hills around Holme Moss.

“It looks set to stay cold for the rest of the week and the weekend is a mixture of sunshine and showers, although staying generally chilly.”

It hasn’t stopped all signs of Spring, with bluebells out in several woods around Huddersfield.

And we’re faring better than Scotland, where Spring snowfall will allow the ski resort in the Cairngorms to remain open into May.

Heavy snow and freezing temperatures on Tuesday morning mean more than half of the 11 lifts in the Aviemore area are open for skiers and snowboarders.

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In 2010, CairnGorm Mountain remained open until June for the first time with hundreds of skiers trekking to the snow.

This year, the resort will be open until at least May 2, when staff will review the conditions.

Snow is expected to continue in higher parts of the north east of Scotland until the weekend.