The Met Office has issued warnings that snow and ice will blanket parts of the country. Stay safe by keeping track of exactly where and when it will snow across the UK
Snow is set to smother many parts of the UK throughout this week, according to the Met Office. Warnings for snow and ice have been issued for UK as well as parts of northern Scotland for today, Tuesday January 4.
The weather body has also said that frequent snow showers are expected throughout the day, leading to travel delays as well.
In some parts of northern Scotland, a yellow wind warning is also in place from 10am to 11:59pm today, which could cause disruptions to road, air and ferry transport.
Here’s your full breakdown of snow and ice warnings across the country this week. You can keep track of the exact locations using this interactive weather map.
Snow and ice warnings issued for Friday
The Met Office has issued a snow and ice warning for Friday, January 7. This warning will stay in place from midnight until Friday morning and will cover parts of Scotland, Northern Ireland and northern England.
People have also been warned of frequent sleet and snow showers, which may could cause travel disruption on Friday morning.
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Snow cover and yellow ice warning across northern England
Drivers have been warned over ice, snow and wind, with warnings issued across parts of Scotland and northern England on Tuesday.
A yellow ice warning was in place from 2am to 11am on Tuesday, in parts of northern England like Newcastle and Manchester. The Met Office has cautioned that some injuries may occur from slips and falls on icy surfaces.
People have also been warned of icy patches on untreated roads, pavements and cycle paths as snowy conditions continue across parts of the UK.
Strong winds and snow showers expected across Scotland for the rest of today
We are likely to face gusts of wind at 60-70mph as well as snow showers in Scotland and northern England for the rest of Tuesday.
It’s been warned that winds could possibly be stronger in Orkney and Caithness, leading to tricky travelling conditions.
Frosty and windy weather in Scotland and Northern Ireland
The Met Office has also reported that snow, ice and strong winds will affect Scotland on Tuesday. Stretches of icy weather and snow showers are expected to cause travel delays as well as some loss of power.
There is a yellow snow and ice warning is in place in certain parts of Scotland such as Inverness and Aberdeen from midnight on Tuesday until 9am on Wednesday.
While cold and frosty weather is expected across Northern Ireland and northern England, the rest of UK is expected to face cloudy and damp conditions.