Snow in Mallorca: Photo; Xarxa Forestal (Twitter).

The Palma Met Office said this morning that more and even heavier snow can be expected on Wednesday with as much a 10 cms of snow fall in some areas. While the actual snow line will rise to 800 metres the amount of snow will also increase, according to the Met Office.

Mallorca was hit by its largest snowfall in more than five years this morning with 7cms of snow being registered in Fornalutx. A minimum temperature of -2.4 C was registered in the Sierra de Tramuntana mountain range.

Overnight across the island the temperatures failed to surpass the 3 degrees mark. The maximum temperatures are between 8 and 11 degrees Celsius.

Snow is being forecast to fall below 500 metres.

Minimum temperatures overnight
-2 Serra d'Alfàbia -1 Escorca, Son Torrella 0 Campos 0 Escorca, Lluc 1 Palma, Univ. 1 Santa María 2 Sineu 2 Campos, Salines 2 Son Bonet, Aerop. 2 Porreres 2 Binissalem 2 Llucmajor 3 Pollença 3 Petra 3 Manacor 3 Aerop. Palma