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UK Weather Warning Shows Two Days Of Snow Will Hit Britain

On Thursday, for much of England and Wales, it will be a partly cloudy day with sunny spells and scattered showers.

The latest UK weather charts and Met Office warnings show that Britain is facing two days of snow and ice as temperates plummet to -5C on Thursday.

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Up to 4cm of snow will fall on some parts of Britain following UK weather warnings from the Met Office cover the majority of Scotland and most swathes of northern England. The Met Office has put up snow and ice warnings which started at 9 pm on Wednesday to run until 10 am on Thursday.

The North East, North West, Yorkshire, Humber and Scotland are affected according to the warning.

Meteorologists said: “Ice and snow may bring some travel disruption from Wednesday evening through Thursday morning,” while warning that  “some roads and railways likely to be affected”.

Following the warning, motorists were advised to prepare for “longer journey times by road, bus and train”.

“People would be at risk of some injuries from slips and falls on icy surfaces,” according to experts.

They also said pavements, cycle paths and roads which were not salted would have “some icy patches” so people must be very careful.

UK Weather Warning Shows Two Days Of Snow Will Hit Britain - SurgeZirc UK
A woman walks on a road in Scotland / Photo credit: express

From the Met Office, “Showers are expected across the northwest of the UK from Wednesday evening onwards, these falling as sleet and snow even to low levels at times away from exposed coasts.

“Some accumulations of snow are expected, mostly above around 150 m where more than 2 cm is likely in places.

“In addition, an area of rain will move across parts of southern Scotland and northern England on Wednesday evening, again with some snow possible but this mostly above 200m.

“Surfaces will remain wet from this rain and the showers with icy stretches expected to form.”

An ice warning is also slated for Northern Ireland and this alert will run from 9 pm tonight to 10 am tomorrow. However, temperatures will fall to -5C on Thursday before rising again on Friday.

One cm of snow is expected to fall in the areas around the Lake District on Thursday, according to that latest weather maps from WXCharts.

Temperatures in the region will drop to -1C while parts of northern Scotland will experience -5C.

The region around Edinburgh could see up to 2cm of the white stuff tomorrow.

Parts of northern Scotland are braced for 26cm of snow and parts of western Scotland are predicted to get 12cm.

On Thursday, for much of England and Wales, it will be a partly cloudy day with sunny spells and scattered showers.

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For Scotland and Northern Ireland, a cloudy day with more frequent showers, these wintry at times.

There will be a strong westerly breeze for many, especially in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. Thursday night will be mostly dry with clear spells in southern and eastern parts of England and Wales.

There will be patches of cloud and scattered wintry showers in Scotland, Northern Ireland, northern and western parts of England and Wales. Thereafter, showers will become more isolated.

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