Heavy snow as UK weather plunges to -12C with icy winds

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Published on 14 Jan 2021, 11:35
A FOOT of snow could fall today as temperatures drop as low as -12C and icy winds blast the UK.

Forecasters issued an amber weather alert on Wednesday night as more of the white stuff arrived - warning of travel chaos up and down the country.

It comes as the Met Office warned rural towns could become “cut off” in a 40-hour ice blast.

Forecasters said the whiteout could cause travel mayhem - and even leave some vehicles stranded.

Up to 30cm of snow was expected to fall on Wednesday evening through to Thursday in Scotland, while parts of northern England could see around 20cm.

The Met Office issued an amber snow warning for these areas yesterday, with forecasters warning that some roads may be badly affected.

The warning started at 3pm on Wednesday and will last until 10am today - stretching from the Borders to the Highlands.

Temperatures as low as -7C blasted the east of England last night while Scotland was set to plunge as low -12C.

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FOOT of snow to fall and temperatures to drop to -12C as icy winds blast the UK
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