More blizzards could arrive in parts of the UK next week as Met Office forecasters have issued a triple-whammy of warnings.
Snow is forecast for Scotland and Northern England and recent weather charts revealed wintry showers could move south as a new deep freeze appears to loom.
A snow warning will be in place for the North West and Scotland for 13 hours from 11am until 11.59pm on Tuesday (December 7).
The rest of England and Northern Ireland will be gripped by separate warnings for wind, which will both run from 9am until 11.59pm on the same day.
The Met Office states: “Heavy snow is expected across northern England and Scotland bringing likely travel disruption, especially over higher routes.
“Strong winds are expected to affect much of the UK on Tuesday, with potential travel disruption in places.”
What to expect according to the Met Office – snow
- Possible travel delays on roads stranding some vehicles and passengers
- Possible delays or cancellations to rail and air travel
- There is a slight chance that some rural communities could become cut off
- There is a small chance that power cuts will occur and other services, such as mobile phone coverage, may be affected
What to expect according to the Met Office – wind
- Some delays to road, rail, air and ferry transport are likely
- Probably some bus and train services affected, with some journeys taking longer
- Delays for high-sided vehicles on exposed routes and bridges likely
- Some short term loss of power and other services is possible
- It’s likely that some coastal routes, sea fronts and coastal communities will be affected by spray and/or large waves