Warnings for snow and ice issued across the UK

Warnings for snow and ice issued across the UK

Warnings for snow and ice issued across the UK

"Ice is likely in many parts overnight".

The Met Office has issued an amber "danger to life" warning for parts of the United Kingdom as icy roads and heavy snow up to 10cm deep is expected to settle a day after the cold snap led to disruption for airports and schools.

Some parts of the United Kingdom are also covered by Yellow warnings from the Met Office for Snow and Ice.

The ice and fog warning is valid until 11am on Thursday.

'This snow and ice could be disruptive causing delays to travel.

Braemar in Aberdeenshire was the coldest place in the country as temperatures dipped to -11C (12.2F), 0.2C lower than the previous record for 2019.

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The Met Office said rain and snow were expected to move into the United Kingdom from the southwest from Thursday and through Friday with icy patches forming, but that snow amounts would "vary markedly" across England and Wales.

Forecasters warned of slower journey times, delays and cancellations to buses trains and flights while injuries from slips and falls on icy surfaces are possible.

The South West appeared to be hardest hit by the cold snap as snow 12cm deep was measured on Bodmin Moor in Cornwall, according to the Met Office, and schools an airport were closed.

A local Sinn Fein councillor has written to the Director of Met Éireann asking for a meeting to discuss how the six counties in the North can be included in future weather warnings.

Wilson said the cold temperatures were due to stick around for the foreseeable future. Maximum temperatures of 3°C are predicted. "Saturday night into Sunday could also be very cold".

Having been a 1/2 shot last week, the bookies now make it just 2/5 that this winter goes down as a record-breaker.

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