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Met Office warnings EXTENDED: Freezing ice and snow to smash Britain in Arctic blast

UK weather: Met Office forecast snow and wintry showers

Thousands of people woke up to more snow this morning as the entry weather conditions continue. Weather forecasters say there is even more unsettled weather to come, with some warning of a return of the 2018 Beast from the East – bringing with it the potential for a major snow event. for now though, temperatures have plummeted and could fall to -1C in parts of Scotland today. Elsehwere in the Uk, the mercury is not forecast to go above 4C.

As the wintry weather continues, the Met Office has now issued a yellow warning for ice for a swathe of Scotland and the north east of England.

The warning for ice read: “Icy patches are expected to develop, especially on untreated surfaces, where snow has been melting on Sunday and where frequent showers occur through the night.

“Further hill snow is also possible above 200-300m, though less extensively than last night.”

The yellow warning is in effect from 6pm on Sunday night to 11am on Monday morning.

This latest alert comes after Saturday saw a snow and ice warning in effect for much of England.

Regions and local authorities affected:

  • Angus
  • Clackmannanshire
  • Dundee
  • Falkirk
  • Fife
  • Perth and Kinross
  • Stirling
  • Derby
  • Derbyshire
  • Leicestershire
  • Lincolnshire
  • Nottingham
  • Nottinghamshire
  • Aberdeen
  • Aberdeenshire
  • Darlington
  • Durham
  • Gateshead
  • Hartlepool
  • Middlesbrough
  • Newcastle upon Tyne
  • North Tyneside
  • Northumberland
  • Redcar and Cleveland
  • South Tyneside
  • Stockton-on-Tees
  • Sunderland
  • Cumbria
  • East Lothian
  • Edinburgh
  • Midlothian Council
  • Scottish Borders
  • West Lothian
  • East Dunbartonshire
  • East Renfrewshire
  • Glasgow
  • North Lanarkshire
  • Renfrewshire
  • South Lanarkshire
  • West Dunbartonshire
  • East Riding of Yorkshire
  • Kingston upon Hull
  • North East Lincolnshire
  • North Lincolnshire
  • North Yorkshire
  • South Yorkshire
  • West Yorkshire
  • York

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