United Kingdom set for second day of snow and ice


Staying windy and bitterly cold'.

Temperatures could plummet to lows of -10C overnight across large swathes of the United Kingdom, with bitter wind chill making conditions feel even colder in places. Chance of showers in east. Snow will thaw in most places except across highest ground where temperatures remain below freezing.

The UK's meteorological service has issued an amber (be prepared) weather warning for snow in southwest England for Sunday and Monday, while yellow (be aware) warnings have also been issued for the rest of England, Wales and eastern Scotland.

A low pressure system in the English Channel brought prolonged snow to large parts of the South West throughout Sunday and the Amber National Severe Weather Warnings for snow was extended into the early hours of Monday.

Any heavier snow will become largely confined to southwest England through the day. Maximum temperature 1 °C.

Snow continued to fall overnight in the capital, with Londoners waking up to a blanket of white snow on Sunday morning. Temperatures recovering closer to average.

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LONDON has seen more snow this weekend after the so-called Beast from the East Two returned to the UK.

He said: "We don't expect anything like the same impact as a result of it, although there will be some snow about".

A yellow alert for wind in Wales warns of gusts of up to 70mph.

Cold weather and snow is affecting much of the United Kingdom and daytime temperatures will struggle to get more than a degree above freezing.

The cold conditions have been dubbed "The Beast From The East 2.0".

"So if you know someone in any of these groups, and most of us do, please keep an eye on them over the coming days make sure they're heating their homes to at least 18C and keeping an eye on the weather forecast".