BRITS is hit by a -10°C Arctic blast to hit the UK today with 8 inches of snow and ice.
Ah yellow weather warning have been implemented and the UK Health Security Agency A critical health alert has been issued due to sub-zero temperatures.
The southwest of England, most of Scotland and Northern Ireland are under a yellow alert for snow and ice.
In Cornwall, forecasters say occasional rain and sleet will turn to snow and ice in stronger outbreaks from midnight to 9am today, particularly in southern Cornwall.
Scotland, on the other hand, should prepare for a blizzard until Wednesday at 10am.
Frequent heavy snowfall is likely for most areas on Tuesday, which could continue into Wednesday morning, according to the Japan Meteorological Agency.
Weather forecasters also said the weather is expected to cause travel disruptions overall.
They said commuters should prepare for disruptions to their plans due to delays or cancellations of rail and air travel.
The UKHSA has warned that many people could be at serious risk as temperatures plummet. health conditions.
Dr Agostinho Sousa, UKHSA’s Head of Extreme Events and Health Protection, said: chest infection.
“During this period, it is important to check on family members, friends and relatives who are susceptible to cold weather.
“If you have a pre-existing medical condition, or if you are over the age of 65, it is important to heat your home to at least 18 degrees Celsius if possible.
After winter weather arrived from the Arctic over the weekend, people in areas such as Hexham, Northumberland woke up to snow settling on Monday.
Jason Kelly, chief meteorologist at the Met Office, said: “Cold, icy and sometimes snowy weather is forecast for this week, with a stronger north-west trend in the UK and temperatures well below the annual average. increase.
“Northern England can experience winter showers all week long.
“Warnings have been issued and the ice can be dangerous for most of the week as tricky travel conditions can occur.
“High temperatures will only hit a low single number, mostly with sub-zero temperatures through most nights this week.”
Senior meteorologist Alex Burkill said it could be “-10 or -11” Monday through Tuesday night.
“It’s safe to say it’s cold today, cold tonight, cold tomorrow and really cold for most of the week,” he said on Monday.
He said the weather would become “more changeable” on Friday before becoming “calder” by the weekend.
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