UK to face heavy snow, coldest February week in 5 years

Published on : Monday, February 26, 2018

uk-snowThe United Kingdom is ready to confront with heavy snow and probable travel disruption as the nation gets ready for its coldest February week in five years.

 

A blast of Siberian air is ready to usher widespread frost and plummeting temperatures. The Met Office then issued warnings of snow and ice across large swatches of Britain as flurries started falling in London and the south-east on Monday.

 

Certain portions of the UK are ready to feel colder as compared to places in the Arctic Circle.

 

Majority of the nation has been warned of potential delays on the trains and roads in the air. Heavy snow is forecast as the cold snap hits and threatened a repetition of widespread that was observed in March 2013 as temperatures plummet below zero degrees.

 

Forecasters mentioned that snow showers were expected to continue in London and the south-east for the next five days but over 20 cm of snow might have accumulated in eastern England, Northern Ireland and Scotland by the end of Wednesday.

 

Commuters have been warned to dress warmly and also to be ready for travel delays.

 

The Met Office is currently warning of a freshly named storm Emma that might be blowing in strong winds and snow the UK on Thursday. Poor weather has compelled British Airways to cancel about 36 short-haul and domestic flights.

 

The firm offered an apology on its official website informing them about the delays and disruptions to their schedules.

 

Greater Anglia services have been hit hard due to the cold weather. Norwich to London services are impacted along with Cambridge trains while Stansted Airport services are also minimized.

 

Commuters are advised to check prior to travelling.

 

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