UK Weather – Snow blanketed parts of the UK as temperatures plunged towards freezing as emergency rain and gale warnings were issued

BRITS has also been hit with snow in parts of the UK as temperatures drop, while emergency rain and high wind warnings are in place.

rear Rain and wind conditions this weekthe country is currently gearing up for cold weather, which could be near freezing.

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First snow of winter seen in Scotland’s Cairngorms National ParkCredit: Northpix

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4×4 battle in the snow of the Cairngorm MountainsCredit: Northpix

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Temperatures are expected to drop below freezing tonightCredit: MET Office

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A yellow weather warning has also been issued for northern Scotland.Credit: MET Office

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Rain and strong winds could also continue after flooding in east London this morningCredit: Rob Welham / McClellan

Parts of the UK could see temperatures drop as low as 2 degrees Celsius tonight after a cold winter day. met office.

The Bureau of Meteorology has issued a Yellow Weather Warning for ice in eastern Scotland, effective at 8pm tonight and ending at 9:30am tomorrow morning.

There is also a yellow rain warning issued by the Met Office for some Britons.

The warning covers areas in southwest England and southern Wales between 6am and 6pm on Monday, with gusts of 55 to 65 mph over land and 70 to 80 mph over coastal areas. occurs.

This means that while flooding disruptions to homes and businesses are likely to occur, travel times will also be impacted.

Meteorologist Alex Burkill of the Japan Meteorological Agency said the two lows were set for “very wet and windy weather.”

He said: “Tonight and tomorrow, two areas of low pressure are heading towards the UK.

“The first is northwest of Northern Ireland, the second is closer to Ireland and southwest England.

“They will bring very wet and windy weather.”

He said there was uncertainty about the weather on Monday, but there was a risk of high winds along the coasts of Cornwall, Devon and South Wales.

Mr Burkill said:

“Very strong winds are likely, especially along the coasts of Cornwall, Devon and South Wales.”

He said winds could affect travel from regional airports such as Cardiff and Exeter airports.

Barkill added that there could be “significant” rain in western Wales and Northern Ireland on Monday, although no warnings had been issued yet.

“There could be a lot of rain,” he said.

“There are no warnings yet. But as you know, it’s not out of the question.”

Temperatures are expected to drop to -4C (24.8F) in parts of the country on Monday morning.

“It’s going to get pretty cold, especially in the North East of England,” he said.

“This means temperatures can be around minus four degrees Celsius, so there is a risk of ice and fog, which makes driving difficult.”



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