SNOW is expected in parts of the UK this weekend with yellow weather warnings in place just one week after a sizzling mini heatwave. The Met Office is predicting snowfall for parts of the country despite the UK being well into spring. Here's the latest info on whether the snow is heading in your direction. What's the latest weather forecast? A cold front is moving in from the Atlantic causing a wintry blast. Snow is now predicted to hit Scotland and northern England this weekend. By 9am on April 29, Scotland will have seen a sprinkling of the white stuff after it moves down from the north coast. The Met Office wrote on its website: "The heavy rain will be accompanied by strong to gale force northerly winds and it may be cold enough to produce some snow on high ground although this seems unlikely to settle." By the next day, snow is predicted to hit the North Pennines and the Chilterns in northern England and southern Scotland. And by Monday temperatures will drop … [Read more...] about Will it snow this weekend, what’s the UK weather forecast and has the Met Office issued weather warnings?
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BRITAIN faces being lashed by three inches of rain, gales and snow this weekend as wretched weather returns. The Met Office has issued a yellow warning for Southeastern England, London and parts of East Anglia on Sunday. They are forecasting downpours of up to 70mm in places accompanied by strong to gale force Northerly winds. Homes and businesses in the affected areas risk flooding and damage with road closures and difficult driving conditions expected. It could also impact on the public transport network with delays or cancellations to train and bus services. And by Monday temperatures will drop far enough for snow to fall on high ground over the North and South Downs. Tomorrow there is a significant risk of hail as rain arrives overnight from the South West pushing eastwards. BBC’s Carol Kirkwood warned: “There will be showers from the word go and some of them will be heavy and thundery with hail.” Overnight a deep area of low pressure arriving from the South West … [Read more...] about UK weather warnings as almost 3 INCHES of rain, gales and SNOW forecast this weekend – but it should be warmer next week
SEVERE weather conditions can bring travel chaos, damage property and pose a potential threat to life. That's why the Met Office issues weather warnings to help people prepare. Here's the lowdown on the red warning, which has been actioned after the Beast from the East and Storm Emma lashed the UK... What is a red weather warning? The Met Office issues warnings ahead of severe or hazardous weather which has the potential to cause "damage, widespread disruption and/or danger to life." The warnings are given a colour to reflect the seriousness and likelihood of the impact, ranging from yellow, amber and red. Red is the most serious of the weather warnings. It means "extreme weather" is expected. The Met Office says: "Red means you should take action now to keep yourself and others safe from the impact of the weather. "Widespread damage, travel and power disruption and risk to life is likely. "You must avoid dangerous areas and follow the advice of the emergency services and local … [Read more...] about What is a red UK weather warning, what does it mean and when does the Met Office issue the alert for snow, ice and wind?
THE Met Office sends out weather warnings for the UK when the country faces potentially hazardous and dangerous conditions. But what do these warnings mean and how can you stay safe in extreme weather conditions? Here is all the important information... What does a severe weather warning mean? The Met Office warns the public about severe or hazardous weather which has the potential to endanger lives or cause widespread disruption through the National Severe Weather Warning Service. Warnings are issued for rain, snow, wind, fog and ice and are colour coded depending on both the likelihood of them happening and the impact of conditions. In general, a severe weather warning means there is danger to life, prolonged disruption and strain on emergency services, transport routes and travel severely impacted and extensive damage to buildings and property. While an amber weather warning means people should be prepared for the conditions. What do the different colours mean for … [Read more...] about What do UK weather warnings mean and when does the Met Office issue yellow, amber and red alerts?
UK Weather is temperamental at the best of times, but the wintry conditions the UK has recently experienced have been particularly savage. To help prepare people for potentially dangerous or disruptive weather, the Met Office provides colour-coded warnings to try and keep the public informed – here is what the yellow weather warning means and what you should do. What is a yellow weather warning? The Met Office issues warnings ahead of severe or hazardous weather which has the potential to cause "damage, widespread disruption and/or danger to life." The warnings are given a colour to reflect the seriousness, ranging from yellow, amber and red. Yellow is the least dangerous out of the weather warnings - it means "be aware". Severe weather is possible over the next few days and could affect you. Plan ahead and think about possible travel delays or the disruption of your day to day activities. When does the Met Office issue yellow weather warnings? Rain, wind, snow, fog and ice … [Read more...] about What is a yellow UK weather warning and when does the Met Office issue them for ice, snow and wind?