This is when snow is forecast to start and stop in your area

This is when snow is forecast to start and stop in your area

Most of the country is under a yellow weather warning for snow and ice – with some parts being upgraded to an amber "risk to life" warning.

Snow has hammered parts of south west England and South Wales, causing travel chaos.

In Cornwall, 100 cars were trapped as snow blanketed the A30 – with some drivers getting into sleep bags inside their car and others abandoning their vehicles.

In London, Heathrow Airport has been hit by the adverse weather – with British Airways announcing a number of short-haul flights will be cancelled tomorrow morning.

The yellow weather warning covering most of the UK is in place until 1pm tomorrow.

The amber warning in Wales covers  Blaenau Gwent, Bridgend, Caerphilly, Cardiff, Merthyr Tydfil, Monmouthshire, Neath Port Talbot, Newport, Powys, Rhondda Cynon Taf, Torfaen, Vale of Glamorgan.

In England, the amber warning covers Bath and North East Somerset, Bournemouth, Bristol, Devon, Dorset, Gloucestershire, North Somerset, Poole, Somerset, South Gloucestershire, Wiltshire, Hampshire.

When is snow forecast to hit where you live?

Wales, south and north

Much of south Wales is under an amber weather warning after heavy snow. Tonight snow clouds will gradually break up leaving an ice risk for morning commuters.

In North Wales, the Met Office says it’s a "drier picture" with some flurries expected later tonight, with minimum temperatures of -3.

Tomorrow morning, snow is expected to move eastwards across Wales and into England.

South west England

Parts of south west England, including Bath, Bristol and Devon are currently under an amber weather warning, with snow forecast to gradually ease of throughout tonight – leaving an ice risk for most parts.

Thundery showers could also affect the region overnight,

Friday morning is set to bring a few wintery showers inland with some coastal rain. It may become drier and brighter in the afternoon.

South east England

Sleet and snow is expected to hit parts of south east England tonight, which could continue overnight and into tomorrow morning.

While coastal areas in the south may experience more rain or sleet, inland areas such as London are forecast to see snow accumulation tonight.

Friday is set to be freezing cold start with ice affecting commuters as well as some lighter snow showers.

North west England

North west England is likely to remain dry overnight with clear skies.

While the region might not see so much snow, apart from a lighter dusting further south, a widespread frost is forecast throughout tonight – with drivers wanted to take precautions.

Overnight temperatures could drop to an icy -6.

On Friday, wintery showers will continue to fall in the Pennine areas, while most of the region will be dry and bright with sunny spells.

North east England

Tonight, north east England is forecast clear spells overnight – leading to a widespread and hard frost, with some rain and sleet expected to fall.

On Friday, the region can expect another cold day with scattered wintery showers and sunny intervals. Showers will be most frequent on coastal areas with a light snow accumulation possible.


A Met Office yellow weather warning has been issued for snow and ice tonight – However lying snow is only expected to affect the Highlands, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Moray, Angus, Fife, Scottish Borders and East Lothian.

There could also be a risk of slipping on icy surfaces as freezing temperatures drop as low as minus six.

Friday it will be mainly dry and cold with plenty of sunny spells but there is a risk of a few wintry showers around the higher ground in the far north. Maximum temperature 2 °C.

Northern Ireland

Tonight, most places will be dry but fairly cloudy with some light snow. Overnight there is a risk of freezing fog developing, with a minimum temperature of -4.

On Friday, the region will see dry and cold conditions with sunny spells and a few winter showers possible around the north coast.

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