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Weather Warnings Archive: Wednesday 28 Feb 2018 00:06 GMT - UK

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Weather Warnings, 28.02.2018, UK

Severe Weather Warnings: Snow

Date

issued by the Metoffice at
   00:06, 28.02.2018

valid from
   00:05, 28.02.2018
until
   23:55, 28.02.2018


Region: Highland & Eilean Siar

Warning

Heavy snow showers are expected on Wednesday.There is the potential for travel delays on roads, with some stranded vehicles and passengers, as well as delays or cancellations to rail and air travel. Some rural communities could become cut off. Power cuts may also occur and other services, such as mobile phones, may be affected.

Chief Forecaster

Snow showers will bring very variable snow cover, with the potential for a further 10-15 cm of snow in places where showers are most frequent whilst nearby locations may see only small accumulations of 1-3 cm. Strong winds will lead to drifting of snow and severe wind chill, while lightning could be an additional hazard, particularly near coasts.The warning area has been updated, while an Amber warning is being issued for areas considered most likely to see greater impacts.

The public is advised to take extra care, further information and advice can be found here: http://www.metoffice.gov.uk/weather/uk/links.html

Local Authorities: Highland

Severe Weather Warnings: Snow

Date

issued by the Metoffice at
   00:06, 28.02.2018

valid from
   06:00, 28.02.2018
until
   18:00, 01.03.2018


Region: Highland & Eilean Siar

Warning

Frequent and heavy snow showers are expected on Wednesday and Thursday leading to some significant accumulations developing.Long delays and cancellations on bus, rail and air travel could occur. Roads may become blocked by deep snow, with many stranded vehicles and passengers. Some rural communities might be cut off for several days. Long interruptions to power supplies and other services such as telephone and mobile phone networks, could occur.

Chief Forecaster

Snow showers will bring variable snow cover, but parts of northeast England and Scotland are expected to see the most frequent snow showers from Wednesday morning to Thursday afternoon.During this time, 5-10 cm of snow is expected quite widely. Where showers become organised though, most likely across Scotland and over the hills of northern England, some places are likely to have an additional 15-25 cm of snow, locally as much as 40 cm. Strong winds will lead to drifting of snow and severe wind chill, while lightning could be an additional hazard, particularly near coasts.This warning has been updated to extend the area south across parts of northern England, this particularly for Wednesday and the first part of Thursday, whilst the end time has been extended to later on Thursday.

The public is advised to take extra care, further information and advice can be found here: http://www.metoffice.gov.uk/weather/uk/links.html

Local Authorities: Highland

Severe Weather Warnings: Snow

Date

issued by the Metoffice at
   00:06, 28.02.2018

valid from
   00:05, 28.02.2018
until
   23:55, 28.02.2018


Region: Grampian

Warning

Heavy snow showers are expected on Wednesday.There is the potential for travel delays on roads, with some stranded vehicles and passengers, as well as delays or cancellations to rail and air travel. Some rural communities could become cut off. Power cuts may also occur and other services, such as mobile phones, may be affected.

Chief Forecaster

Snow showers will bring very variable snow cover, with the potential for a further 10-15 cm of snow in places where showers are most frequent whilst nearby locations may see only small accumulations of 1-3 cm. Strong winds will lead to drifting of snow and severe wind chill, while lightning could be an additional hazard, particularly near coasts.The warning area has been updated, while an Amber warning is being issued for areas considered most likely to see greater impacts.

The public is advised to take extra care, further information and advice can be found here: http://www.metoffice.gov.uk/weather/uk/links.html

Local Authorities: Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Moray

Severe Weather Warnings: Snow

Date

issued by the Metoffice at
   00:06, 28.02.2018

valid from
   06:00, 28.02.2018
until
   18:00, 01.03.2018


Region: Grampian

Warning

Frequent and heavy snow showers are expected on Wednesday and Thursday leading to some significant accumulations developing.Long delays and cancellations on bus, rail and air travel could occur. Roads may become blocked by deep snow, with many stranded vehicles and passengers. Some rural communities might be cut off for several days. Long interruptions to power supplies and other services such as telephone and mobile phone networks, could occur.

Chief Forecaster

Snow showers will bring variable snow cover, but parts of northeast England and Scotland are expected to see the most frequent snow showers from Wednesday morning to Thursday afternoon.During this time, 5-10 cm of snow is expected quite widely. Where showers become organised though, most likely across Scotland and over the hills of northern England, some places are likely to have an additional 15-25 cm of snow, locally as much as 40 cm. Strong winds will lead to drifting of snow and severe wind chill, while lightning could be an additional hazard, particularly near coasts.This warning has been updated to extend the area south across parts of northern England, this particularly for Wednesday and the first part of Thursday, whilst the end time has been extended to later on Thursday.

The public is advised to take extra care, further information and advice can be found here: http://www.metoffice.gov.uk/weather/uk/links.html

Local Authorities: Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Moray

Severe Weather Warnings: Snow

Date

issued by the Metoffice at
   00:06, 28.02.2018

valid from
   00:05, 28.02.2018
until
   23:55, 28.02.2018


Region: Strathclyde

Warning

Heavy snow showers are expected on Wednesday.There is the potential for travel delays on roads, with some stranded vehicles and passengers, as well as delays or cancellations to rail and air travel. Some rural communities could become cut off. Power cuts may also occur and other services, such as mobile phones, may be affected.

Chief Forecaster

Snow showers will bring very variable snow cover, with the potential for a further 10-15 cm of snow in places where showers are most frequent whilst nearby locations may see only small accumulations of 1-3 cm. Strong winds will lead to drifting of snow and severe wind chill, while lightning could be an additional hazard, particularly near coasts.The warning area has been updated, while an Amber warning is being issued for areas considered most likely to see greater impacts.

The public is advised to take extra care, further information and advice can be found here: http://www.metoffice.gov.uk/weather/uk/links.html

Local Authorities: East Ayrshire, East Dunbartonshire, East Renfrewshire, Glasgow, North Lanarkshire, South Lanarkshire, Argyll and Bute, Renfrewshire, West Dunbartonshire, Inverclyde, North Ayrshire, South Ayrshire

Severe Weather Warnings: Snow

Date

issued by the Metoffice at
   00:06, 28.02.2018

valid from
   06:00, 28.02.2018
until
   18:00, 01.03.2018


Region: Strathclyde

Warning

Frequent and heavy snow showers are expected on Wednesday and Thursday leading to some significant accumulations developing.Long delays and cancellations on bus, rail and air travel could occur. Roads may become blocked by deep snow, with many stranded vehicles and passengers. Some rural communities might be cut off for several days. Long interruptions to power supplies and other services such as telephone and mobile phone networks, could occur.

Chief Forecaster

Snow showers will bring variable snow cover, but parts of northeast England and Scotland are expected to see the most frequent snow showers from Wednesday morning to Thursday afternoon.During this time, 5-10 cm of snow is expected quite widely. Where showers become organised though, most likely across Scotland and over the hills of northern England, some places are likely to have an additional 15-25 cm of snow, locally as much as 40 cm. Strong winds will lead to drifting of snow and severe wind chill, while lightning could be an additional hazard, particularly near coasts.This warning has been updated to extend the area south across parts of northern England, this particularly for Wednesday and the first part of Thursday, whilst the end time has been extended to later on Thursday.

The public is advised to take extra care, further information and advice can be found here: http://www.metoffice.gov.uk/weather/uk/links.html

Local Authorities: Argyll and Bute, East Dunbartonshire, East Renfrewshire, Glasgow, Inverclyde, North Lanarkshire, Renfrewshire, South Lanarkshire, West Dunbartonshire

Severe Weather Warnings: Snow

Date

issued by the Metoffice at
   00:06, 28.02.2018

valid from
   00:05, 28.02.2018
until
   23:55, 28.02.2018


Region: Central, Tayside & Fife

Warning

Heavy snow showers are expected on Wednesday.There is the potential for travel delays on roads, with some stranded vehicles and passengers, as well as delays or cancellations to rail and air travel. Some rural communities could become cut off. Power cuts may also occur and other services, such as mobile phones, may be affected.

Chief Forecaster

Snow showers will bring very variable snow cover, with the potential for a further 10-15 cm of snow in places where showers are most frequent whilst nearby locations may see only small accumulations of 1-3 cm. Strong winds will lead to drifting of snow and severe wind chill, while lightning could be an additional hazard, particularly near coasts.The warning area has been updated, while an Amber warning is being issued for areas considered most likely to see greater impacts.

The public is advised to take extra care, further information and advice can be found here: http://www.metoffice.gov.uk/weather/uk/links.html

Local Authorities: Angus, Clackmannanshire, Dundee, Falkirk, Fife, Perth and Kinross, Stirling

Severe Weather Warnings: Snow

Date

issued by the Metoffice at
   00:06, 28.02.2018

valid from
   06:00, 28.02.2018
until
   18:00, 01.03.2018


Region: Central, Tayside & Fife

Warning

Frequent and heavy snow showers are expected on Wednesday and Thursday leading to some significant accumulations developing.Long delays and cancellations on bus, rail and air travel could occur. Roads may become blocked by deep snow, with many stranded vehicles and passengers. Some rural communities might be cut off for several days. Long interruptions to power supplies and other services such as telephone and mobile phone networks, could occur.

Chief Forecaster

Snow showers will bring variable snow cover, but parts of northeast England and Scotland are expected to see the most frequent snow showers from Wednesday morning to Thursday afternoon.During this time, 5-10 cm of snow is expected quite widely. Where showers become organised though, most likely across Scotland and over the hills of northern England, some places are likely to have an additional 15-25 cm of snow, locally as much as 40 cm. Strong winds will lead to drifting of snow and severe wind chill, while lightning could be an additional hazard, particularly near coasts.This warning has been updated to extend the area south across parts of northern England, this particularly for Wednesday and the first part of Thursday, whilst the end time has been extended to later on Thursday.

The public is advised to take extra care, further information and advice can be found here: http://www.metoffice.gov.uk/weather/uk/links.html

Local Authorities: Angus, Clackmannanshire, Dundee, Falkirk, Fife, Perth and Kinross, Stirling

Severe Weather Warnings: Snow

Date

issued by the Metoffice at
   00:06, 28.02.2018

valid from
   00:05, 28.02.2018
until
   23:55, 28.02.2018


Region: SW Scotland, Lothian Borders

Warning

Heavy snow showers are expected on Wednesday.There is the potential for travel delays on roads, with some stranded vehicles and passengers, as well as delays or cancellations to rail and air travel. Some rural communities could become cut off. Power cuts may also occur and other services, such as mobile phones, may be affected.

Chief Forecaster

Snow showers will bring very variable snow cover, with the potential for a further 10-15 cm of snow in places where showers are most frequent whilst nearby locations may see only small accumulations of 1-3 cm. Strong winds will lead to drifting of snow and severe wind chill, while lightning could be an additional hazard, particularly near coasts.The warning area has been updated, while an Amber warning is being issued for areas considered most likely to see greater impacts.

The public is advised to take extra care, further information and advice can be found here: http://www.metoffice.gov.uk/weather/uk/links.html

Local Authorities: Dumfries and Galloway, East Lothian, Edinburgh, Midlothian Council, Scottish Borders, West Lothian

Severe Weather Warnings: Snow

Date

issued by the Metoffice at
   00:06, 28.02.2018

valid from
   06:00, 28.02.2018
until
   18:00, 01.03.2018


Region: SW Scotland, Lothian Borders

Warning

Frequent and heavy snow showers are expected on Wednesday and Thursday leading to some significant accumulations developing.Long delays and cancellations on bus, rail and air travel could occur. Roads may become blocked by deep snow, with many stranded vehicles and passengers. Some rural communities might be cut off for several days. Long interruptions to power supplies and other services such as telephone and mobile phone networks, could occur.

Chief Forecaster

Snow showers will bring variable snow cover, but parts of northeast England and Scotland are expected to see the most frequent snow showers from Wednesday morning to Thursday afternoon.During this time, 5-10 cm of snow is expected quite widely. Where showers become organised though, most likely across Scotland and over the hills of northern England, some places are likely to have an additional 15-25 cm of snow, locally as much as 40 cm. Strong winds will lead to drifting of snow and severe wind chill, while lightning could be an additional hazard, particularly near coasts.This warning has been updated to extend the area south across parts of northern England, this particularly for Wednesday and the first part of Thursday, whilst the end time has been extended to later on Thursday.

The public is advised to take extra care, further information and advice can be found here: http://www.metoffice.gov.uk/weather/uk/links.html

Local Authorities: East Lothian, Edinburgh, Midlothian Council, Scottish Borders, West Lothian

Severe Weather Warnings: Snow

Date

issued by the Metoffice at
   00:06, 28.02.2018

valid from
   00:05, 28.02.2018
until
   23:55, 28.02.2018


Region: Northern Ireland

Warning

Heavy snow showers are expected on Wednesday.There is the potential for travel delays on roads, with some stranded vehicles and passengers, as well as delays or cancellations to rail and air travel. Some rural communities could become cut off. Power cuts may also occur and other services, such as mobile phones, may be affected.

Chief Forecaster

Snow showers will bring very variable snow cover, with the potential for a further 10-15 cm of snow in places where showers are most frequent whilst nearby locations may see only small accumulations of 1-3 cm. Strong winds will lead to drifting of snow and severe wind chill, while lightning could be an additional hazard, particularly near coasts.The warning area has been updated, while an Amber warning is being issued for areas considered most likely to see greater impacts.

The public is advised to take extra care, further information and advice can be found here: http://www.metoffice.gov.uk/weather/uk/links.html

Local Authorities: County Antrim, County Armagh, County Londonderry, County Down

Severe Weather Warnings: Snow

Date

issued by the Metoffice at
   00:06, 28.02.2018

valid from
   00:05, 28.02.2018
until
   23:55, 28.02.2018


Region: North West England

Warning

Heavy snow showers are expected on Wednesday.There is the potential for travel delays on roads, with some stranded vehicles and passengers, as well as delays or cancellations to rail and air travel. Some rural communities could become cut off. Power cuts may also occur and other services, such as mobile phones, may be affected.

Chief Forecaster

Snow showers will bring very variable snow cover, with the potential for a further 10-15 cm of snow in places where showers are most frequent whilst nearby locations may see only small accumulations of 1-3 cm. Strong winds will lead to drifting of snow and severe wind chill, while lightning could be an additional hazard, particularly near coasts.The warning area has been updated, while an Amber warning is being issued for areas considered most likely to see greater impacts.

The public is advised to take extra care, further information and advice can be found here: http://www.metoffice.gov.uk/weather/uk/links.html

Local Authorities: Blackburn with Darwen, Cheshire East, Cumbria, Greater Manchester, Lancashire

Severe Weather Warnings: Snow

Date

issued by the Metoffice at
   00:06, 28.02.2018

valid from
   06:00, 28.02.2018
until
   18:00, 01.03.2018


Region: North West England

Warning

Frequent and heavy snow showers are expected on Wednesday and Thursday leading to some significant accumulations developing.Long delays and cancellations on bus, rail and air travel could occur. Roads may become blocked by deep snow, with many stranded vehicles and passengers. Some rural communities might be cut off for several days. Long interruptions to power supplies and other services such as telephone and mobile phone networks, could occur.

Chief Forecaster

Snow showers will bring variable snow cover, but parts of northeast England and Scotland are expected to see the most frequent snow showers from Wednesday morning to Thursday afternoon.During this time, 5-10 cm of snow is expected quite widely. Where showers become organised though, most likely across Scotland and over the hills of northern England, some places are likely to have an additional 15-25 cm of snow, locally as much as 40 cm. Strong winds will lead to drifting of snow and severe wind chill, while lightning could be an additional hazard, particularly near coasts.This warning has been updated to extend the area south across parts of northern England, this particularly for Wednesday and the first part of Thursday, whilst the end time has been extended to later on Thursday.

The public is advised to take extra care, further information and advice can be found here: http://www.metoffice.gov.uk/weather/uk/links.html

Local Authorities: Cumbria

Severe Weather Warnings: Snow

Date

issued by the Metoffice at
   00:06, 28.02.2018

valid from
   00:05, 28.02.2018
until
   23:55, 28.02.2018


Region: North East England

Warning

Heavy snow showers are expected on Wednesday.There is the potential for travel delays on roads, with some stranded vehicles and passengers, as well as delays or cancellations to rail and air travel. Some rural communities could become cut off. Power cuts may also occur and other services, such as mobile phones, may be affected.

Chief Forecaster

Snow showers will bring very variable snow cover, with the potential for a further 10-15 cm of snow in places where showers are most frequent whilst nearby locations may see only small accumulations of 1-3 cm. Strong winds will lead to drifting of snow and severe wind chill, while lightning could be an additional hazard, particularly near coasts.The warning area has been updated, while an Amber warning is being issued for areas considered most likely to see greater impacts.

The public is advised to take extra care, further information and advice can be found here: http://www.metoffice.gov.uk/weather/uk/links.html

Local Authorities: Darlington, Durham, Gateshead, Hartlepool, Middlesbrough, Newcastle upon Tyne, North Tyneside, Northumberland, Redcar and Cleveland, South Tyneside, Stockton-on-Tees, Sunderland

Severe Weather Warnings: Snow

Date

issued by the Metoffice at
   00:06, 28.02.2018

valid from
   06:00, 28.02.2018
until
   18:00, 01.03.2018


Region: North East England

Warning

Frequent and heavy snow showers are expected on Wednesday and Thursday leading to some significant accumulations developing.Long delays and cancellations on bus, rail and air travel could occur. Roads may become blocked by deep snow, with many stranded vehicles and passengers. Some rural communities might be cut off for several days. Long interruptions to power supplies and other services such as telephone and mobile phone networks, could occur.

Chief Forecaster

Snow showers will bring variable snow cover, but parts of northeast England and Scotland are expected to see the most frequent snow showers from Wednesday morning to Thursday afternoon.During this time, 5-10 cm of snow is expected quite widely. Where showers become organised though, most likely across Scotland and over the hills of northern England, some places are likely to have an additional 15-25 cm of snow, locally as much as 40 cm. Strong winds will lead to drifting of snow and severe wind chill, while lightning could be an additional hazard, particularly near coasts.This warning has been updated to extend the area south across parts of northern England, this particularly for Wednesday and the first part of Thursday, whilst the end time has been extended to later on Thursday.

The public is advised to take extra care, further information and advice can be found here: http://www.metoffice.gov.uk/weather/uk/links.html

Local Authorities: Durham, Gateshead, Newcastle upon Tyne, North Tyneside, Northumberland, South Tyneside, Sunderland, Darlington, Stockton-on-Tees, Hartlepool

Severe Weather Warnings: Snow

Date

issued by the Metoffice at
   00:06, 28.02.2018

valid from
   00:05, 28.02.2018
until
   23:55, 28.02.2018


Region: Yorkshire & Humber

Warning

Heavy snow showers are expected on Wednesday.There is the potential for travel delays on roads, with some stranded vehicles and passengers, as well as delays or cancellations to rail and air travel. Some rural communities could become cut off. Power cuts may also occur and other services, such as mobile phones, may be affected.

Chief Forecaster

Snow showers will bring very variable snow cover, with the potential for a further 10-15 cm of snow in places where showers are most frequent whilst nearby locations may see only small accumulations of 1-3 cm. Strong winds will lead to drifting of snow and severe wind chill, while lightning could be an additional hazard, particularly near coasts.The warning area has been updated, while an Amber warning is being issued for areas considered most likely to see greater impacts.

The public is advised to take extra care, further information and advice can be found here: http://www.metoffice.gov.uk/weather/uk/links.html

Local Authorities: East Riding of Yorkshire, Kingston upon Hull, North East Lincolnshire, North Lincolnshire, North Yorkshire, South Yorkshire, West Yorkshire, York

Severe Weather Warnings: Snow

Date

issued by the Metoffice at
   00:06, 28.02.2018

valid from
   06:00, 28.02.2018
until
   18:00, 01.03.2018


Region: Yorkshire & Humber

Warning

Frequent and heavy snow showers are expected on Wednesday and Thursday leading to some significant accumulations developing.Long delays and cancellations on bus, rail and air travel could occur. Roads may become blocked by deep snow, with many stranded vehicles and passengers. Some rural communities might be cut off for several days. Long interruptions to power supplies and other services such as telephone and mobile phone networks, could occur.

Chief Forecaster

Snow showers will bring variable snow cover, but parts of northeast England and Scotland are expected to see the most frequent snow showers from Wednesday morning to Thursday afternoon.During this time, 5-10 cm of snow is expected quite widely. Where showers become organised though, most likely across Scotland and over the hills of northern England, some places are likely to have an additional 15-25 cm of snow, locally as much as 40 cm. Strong winds will lead to drifting of snow and severe wind chill, while lightning could be an additional hazard, particularly near coasts.This warning has been updated to extend the area south across parts of northern England, this particularly for Wednesday and the first part of Thursday, whilst the end time has been extended to later on Thursday.

The public is advised to take extra care, further information and advice can be found here: http://www.metoffice.gov.uk/weather/uk/links.html

Local Authorities: North Yorkshire

Severe Weather Warnings: Snow

Date

issued by the Metoffice at
   00:06, 28.02.2018

valid from
   00:05, 28.02.2018
until
   23:55, 28.02.2018


Region: West Midlands

Warning

Heavy snow showers are expected on Wednesday.There is the potential for travel delays on roads, with some stranded vehicles and passengers, as well as delays or cancellations to rail and air travel. Some rural communities could become cut off. Power cuts may also occur and other services, such as mobile phones, may be affected.

Chief Forecaster

Snow showers will bring very variable snow cover, with the potential for a further 10-15 cm of snow in places where showers are most frequent whilst nearby locations may see only small accumulations of 1-3 cm. Strong winds will lead to drifting of snow and severe wind chill, while lightning could be an additional hazard, particularly near coasts.The warning area has been updated, while an Amber warning is being issued for areas considered most likely to see greater impacts.

The public is advised to take extra care, further information and advice can be found here: http://www.metoffice.gov.uk/weather/uk/links.html

Local Authorities: Staffordshire

Severe Weather Warnings: Snow

Date

issued by the Metoffice at
   00:06, 28.02.2018

valid from
   00:05, 28.02.2018
until
   23:55, 28.02.2018


Region: East Midlands

Warning

Heavy snow showers are expected on Wednesday.There is the potential for travel delays on roads, with some stranded vehicles and passengers, as well as delays or cancellations to rail and air travel. Some rural communities could become cut off. Power cuts may also occur and other services, such as mobile phones, may be affected.

Chief Forecaster

Snow showers will bring very variable snow cover, with the potential for a further 10-15 cm of snow in places where showers are most frequent whilst nearby locations may see only small accumulations of 1-3 cm. Strong winds will lead to drifting of snow and severe wind chill, while lightning could be an additional hazard, particularly near coasts.The warning area has been updated, while an Amber warning is being issued for areas considered most likely to see greater impacts.

The public is advised to take extra care, further information and advice can be found here: http://www.metoffice.gov.uk/weather/uk/links.html

Local Authorities: Derby, Derbyshire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Northamptonshire, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, Rutland

Severe Weather Warnings: Snow

Date

issued by the Metoffice at
   00:06, 28.02.2018

valid from
   00:30, 28.02.2018
until
   10:00, 28.02.2018


Region: East Midlands

Warning

Heavy snow showers are expected overnight and during Wednesday morning.Travel delays on roads are very likely, with snow perhaps leading to some stranded vehicles and passengers; delays or cancellations to rail and air travel are also likely. Some rural communities could become cut off. Power cuts may also occur and other services, such as mobile phones, may be affected.

Chief Forecaster

Snow showers will bring variable snow cover, with the likelihood of 5 to 10 cm of snow in a number of places, and locally 15 cm where showers are most frequent. Strong winds will lead to drifting of snow and severe wind chill, while lightning could be an additional hazard, particularly near coasts.

The public is advised to take extra care, further information and advice can be found here: http://www.metoffice.gov.uk/weather/uk/links.html

Local Authorities: Lincolnshire

Severe Weather Warnings: Snow

Date

issued by the Metoffice at
   00:06, 28.02.2018

valid from
   00:05, 28.02.2018
until
   23:55, 28.02.2018


Region: East of England

Warning

Heavy snow showers are expected on Wednesday.There is the potential for travel delays on roads, with some stranded vehicles and passengers, as well as delays or cancellations to rail and air travel. Some rural communities could become cut off. Power cuts may also occur and other services, such as mobile phones, may be affected.

Chief Forecaster

Snow showers will bring very variable snow cover, with the potential for a further 10-15 cm of snow in places where showers are most frequent whilst nearby locations may see only small accumulations of 1-3 cm. Strong winds will lead to drifting of snow and severe wind chill, while lightning could be an additional hazard, particularly near coasts.The warning area has been updated, while an Amber warning is being issued for areas considered most likely to see greater impacts.

The public is advised to take extra care, further information and advice can be found here: http://www.metoffice.gov.uk/weather/uk/links.html

Local Authorities: Bedford, Cambridgeshire, Central Bedfordshire, Essex, Hertfordshire, Norfolk, Peterborough, Southend-on-Sea, Suffolk, Thurrock

Severe Weather Warnings: Snow

Date

issued by the Metoffice at
   00:06, 28.02.2018

valid from
   00:30, 28.02.2018
until
   10:00, 28.02.2018


Region: East of England

Warning

Heavy snow showers are expected overnight and during Wednesday morning.Travel delays on roads are very likely, with snow perhaps leading to some stranded vehicles and passengers; delays or cancellations to rail and air travel are also likely. Some rural communities could become cut off. Power cuts may also occur and other services, such as mobile phones, may be affected.

Chief Forecaster

Snow showers will bring variable snow cover, with the likelihood of 5 to 10 cm of snow in a number of places, and locally 15 cm where showers are most frequent. Strong winds will lead to drifting of snow and severe wind chill, while lightning could be an additional hazard, particularly near coasts.

The public is advised to take extra care, further information and advice can be found here: http://www.metoffice.gov.uk/weather/uk/links.html

Local Authorities: Norfolk, Suffolk, Essex, Southend-on-Sea, Thurrock

Severe Weather Warnings: Snow

Date

issued by the Metoffice at
   00:06, 28.02.2018

valid from
   00:05, 28.02.2018
until
   23:55, 28.02.2018


Region: South West England

Warning

Heavy snow showers are expected on Wednesday.There is the potential for travel delays on roads, with some stranded vehicles and passengers, as well as delays or cancellations to rail and air travel. Some rural communities could become cut off. Power cuts may also occur and other services, such as mobile phones, may be affected.

Chief Forecaster

Snow showers will bring very variable snow cover, with the potential for a further 10-15 cm of snow in places where showers are most frequent whilst nearby locations may see only small accumulations of 1-3 cm. Strong winds will lead to drifting of snow and severe wind chill, while lightning could be an additional hazard, particularly near coasts.The warning area has been updated, while an Amber warning is being issued for areas considered most likely to see greater impacts.

The public is advised to take extra care, further information and advice can be found here: http://www.metoffice.gov.uk/weather/uk/links.html

Local Authorities: Cornwall, Devon, Plymouth, Torbay

Severe Weather Warnings: Snow

Date

issued by the Metoffice at
   00:06, 28.02.2018

valid from
   00:05, 28.02.2018
until
   23:55, 28.02.2018


Region: London & South East England

Warning

Heavy snow showers are expected on Wednesday.There is the potential for travel delays on roads, with some stranded vehicles and passengers, as well as delays or cancellations to rail and air travel. Some rural communities could become cut off. Power cuts may also occur and other services, such as mobile phones, may be affected.

Chief Forecaster

Snow showers will bring very variable snow cover, with the potential for a further 10-15 cm of snow in places where showers are most frequent whilst nearby locations may see only small accumulations of 1-3 cm. Strong winds will lead to drifting of snow and severe wind chill, while lightning could be an additional hazard, particularly near coasts.The warning area has been updated, while an Amber warning is being issued for areas considered most likely to see greater impacts.

The public is advised to take extra care, further information and advice can be found here: http://www.metoffice.gov.uk/weather/uk/links.html

Local Authorities: Greater London, Kent, Medway, Surrey, West Sussex, Brighton and Hove, East Sussex

Severe Weather Warnings: Snow

Date

issued by the Metoffice at
   00:06, 28.02.2018

valid from
   00:30, 28.02.2018
until
   10:00, 28.02.2018


Region: London & South East England

Warning

Heavy snow showers are expected overnight and during Wednesday morning.Travel delays on roads are very likely, with snow perhaps leading to some stranded vehicles and passengers; delays or cancellations to rail and air travel are also likely. Some rural communities could become cut off. Power cuts may also occur and other services, such as mobile phones, may be affected.

Chief Forecaster

Snow showers will bring variable snow cover, with the likelihood of 5 to 10 cm of snow in a number of places, and locally 15 cm where showers are most frequent. Strong winds will lead to drifting of snow and severe wind chill, while lightning could be an additional hazard, particularly near coasts.

The public is advised to take extra care, further information and advice can be found here: http://www.metoffice.gov.uk/weather/uk/links.html

Local Authorities: Kent, Medway