UK snow: Met Office issues NINE warnings as Storm Eunice to cause chaos across UK

Storm Eunice: Lively winds and snow forecast

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There are yellow warnings of snow affecting North West England, North East England, Yorkshire & Humber, Grampian, Dumfries, Galloway, Lothian & Borders, Central, Tayside & Fife, Highlands & Eilean Siar and Northern Ireland.  The Met Office has warned could be chaos on the country’s roads, possibly with stranded vehicles and passengers, as well as delayed or cancelled rail and air travel. There is the possibility rural communities could be “temporarily cut off”.

People have also een warned there is also a chance power cuts will occur and other services, such as mobile phone coverage, may be affected

The Met Office warned: “Snow, heavy in places, is likely to develop on the northern side of Storm Eunice as it moves across the UK on Friday.

“Not all areas within the warning area are expected to see snow.

“However, some places may see around 5 cm of snow at low levels away from coasts.

“Accumulations are expected to be significantly higher over hills, with 10 cm, possibly 20 cm, above around 300 to 400 metres.

“Strong winds occurring at the same time may lead to very poor visibility, blizzard conditions and drifting of lying snow.”


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