A SNOW warning has been issued for Basingstoke and other parts of Hampshire.

Weather experts at the Met Office say parts of the county could potentially see 'heavy snow' overnight on Tuesday and into Wednesday as a yellow weather warning has been issued.

According to forecasts Basingstoke could be affected with other areas in the north of the county, including Andover set to be see snow.

The Met Office is warning of a slight chance rural communities could become cut off and a small chance that power cuts will occur.

The warning is in place from 9pm on Tuesday to noon on Wednesday.

According to the Met Office: "There could be snow, possibly heavy at times, developing overnight Tuesday and into Wednesday.

"There is a small chance of travel delays on roads with some stranded vehicles and passengers, along with delayed or cancelled rail and air travel

"There is a slight chance that some rural communities could become cut off

"There is a small chance that power cuts will occur and other services, such as mobile phone coverage, may be affected."

Last year, Hampshire was blanketed by snow after a combination of cold weather patterns combined over the county.

Ice-cold Siberian winds, known as the Beast from the East, buffeted the county, turning a storm from the south into a heavy layer of snow – which caused traffic chaos across Hampshire.