UK weather: 'beast from the east' hits Britain with snow and freezing temperatures – live
Schools, roads, rail and air travel could all be affected as extreme cold weather and snow engulfs large parts of the country
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So it begins …
#UKSnow – An altered timetable has been implemented on a number of London Overground routes today. For full details and the impact to your journey, please see: https://t.co/VQTx6qacKL
So, which parts of the country are affected by the yellow and amber warnings? Behold:
Two amber warnings are in force this morning for #Snow. Heavy snow showers are likely to bring some disruption to road, rail and air services so be prepared for some disruption and stay #weatheraware pic.twitter.com/C0OC4pKFjg
A yellow warning of #Snow is in force throughout today across a large part of the UK. Combined with the snow will be a strong easterly wind bringing some very cold conditions pic.twitter.com/M2mb7eb7DK
The ‘beast’ comes to Britain fresh from hitting Continental Europe. For a taste of what we can expect, our picture editor has pulled together some images of the freezing weather across the Channel.
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Good morning and welcome to our coverage of the most extravagantly named cold snap in British history – probably. Yes, today we greet ‘the beast from the east’, a blast of Siberian weather that the Met Office has warned will bring heavy snow and freezing conditions along the east coast of the UK and south-east England. There is likely to be disruption on the roads, railways and in the air. It is, indeed, a monster.
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Source: Guardian Transport
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