Rail delays, flights cancellations, school closures, “treacherous driving conditions,” freezing weather, ice, sleet, snow and windy conditions in London.
31 Jan 2019 – Heavy snow is sweeping eastwards across the UK, disrupting travel and leaving around 100 drivers stuck on a major trunk road in Cornwall.
The freezing weather is moving across southern England and Wales, affecting Wiltshire, Hampshire, Sussex and Kent.
The Met Office has warned of “treacherous driving conditions” in some southern areas.
There are two yellow warnings in place for snow and ice for large parts of the UK until Friday afternoon.
Snow depths of 12cm (5in) have been recorded in Bodmin, Cornwall, the Met Office said. Parts of Cumbria have seen 8cm of snow, while there was 7cm recorded in Inverness-shire and 5cm in Powys.
Transport for London had advised commuters to try to finish their journeys by 21:00 GMT due to warnings of ice, sleet, snow and windy conditions
In Braemar, Aberdeenshire, the mercury dropped to -14.5C (6F) on Thursday evening, the lowest temperature in the UK since 2012 – when temperatures fell to -15.6C in Holbeach, Lincolnshire.
Thanks to Argiris Diamantis for this link
“And now for the government subsidised Climate Idiot of the Century, Dr. David Viner: Snowfalls are now just a thing of the past,” says Argiris. “Climate Scientist Dr David Viner stands by his claim that snow will become an ‘increasingly rare event.”