Warning of heavy snow in Britain
Weather forecasters in Britain have warned that snowfall of up to 10cm over the next 48 hours will cause travel disruption for many commuters today.
Snow had begun to fall in Scotland, and was due to slowly spread south yesterday and overnight, delivering a light dusting. However, a heavier fall is expected over north Wales, central England and northern England today. Most of the areas will see between 2cm and 5cm settle, while some areas such as Yorkshire will see up to 10cm settle.
Cold weather will take hold of all the UK, but southern England and Wales is likely to be spared snow.
The Met Office has a level two weather warning in place until tomorrow covering the whole of England, alerting residents to ice, snow and bitter temperatures.
It said: “This weather could increase the health risks to vulnerable patients and disrupt the delivery of services.” – (PA)