THERE is excitement all around as the first signs of snow have been seen in Launceston.

The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for today (Thursday, November 30) between 3am and 4pm, with risk of snow and ice.

A Met Office spokesperson said: "Today, it will be cloudy for southern counties of England, with further patchy rain at times, falling as snow across the hills in the southwest."

The affected area stretches down the centre of Devon and Cornwall, covering Launceston, Callington, Liskeard, and Camelford. 

One lady said: "This is the first snow we have had in Launceston for ages!"