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Cold Weather Alert

  • Official Met Office figures for snowfall on Tuesday showed the worst-hit areas were Tulloch Bridge, Inverness-shire, with 11cm, and Spadeadam, Cumbria, with 10cm.
  • The airports urged people to check the status of their flight before travelling after the Met Office said Britain was facing “very significant” snowfall this week.
  • Manchester and Liverpool airports have temporarily halted flights due to the severe weather, with images posted to social media showing both runways blanketed in snow.
  • Schools in Manchester and Liverpool have reported closures today as the freezing temperatures set in.
  • Parts of Wales have been affected by the wintry conditions, especially as more than 100 schools have been forced to close.
  • The Met Office has issued an updated yellow weather warning for snow and ice on Thursday and Friday.
  • The forecaster is now warning of more snow and ice between 1pm on Thursday and 9pm on Friday across much of England and Wales.
  • Around 2,400 soldiers are said to be poised to assist following warnings “dangerous weather” will cut power supplies and leave people in rural communities snowed in.
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