UK snow forecast: ‘Atlantic barrage’ to see more than TWO FOOT of snow hit ...

BRITAIN is set to be battered by snow, 80mph raging winds and freezing sub-zero temperatures across the country as wintry conditions bite.

PUBLISHED: 11:52, Mon, Feb 3, 2020 | UPDATED: 12:20, Mon, Feb 3, 2020

The Met Office issued yellow weather warnings on Monday and Tuesday as they warned of a “danger to life”, saying flying debris could cause injuries. Weather maps show Scotland will receive most of the UK’s snow by February 12, with WXCharts predicting 20 to 75cm (2.5 feet) in the east, around Loch Lomond, Fort William and parts of Inverness.

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BBC Weather predicted rain and snow due on higher ground will cover the south of England and the snow level in Scotland will reach 300m. 

The Weather Outlook forecaster Brian Gaze said: “February is more famous for snow than storms – but computer models show an Atlantic barrage is on the way this month.

“Stormy conditions are possible at the start and end of the week, and again in the following week.”

uk snow forecastUK snow forecast: Parts of Britain have been hit by snow (Image: SWNS )

However, he said there is “no sign of widespread snow” to come in the near future.

Forecasters also predicted another storm will smash the country over the weekend as gale-force winds blow in at the start of this week.

Experts said buildings could be damaged by strong winds, which could also spark power cuts.

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