Met Office EXTENDS amber weather warnings as forecast predicts DAYS of snow and ...

Snow fell across large parts of the UK last night (Friday) as freeing winds from the east drove icy-cold winds drove the mercury down towards zero.

The Met Office has issued amber alerts for large parts of Britain tonight (Saturday) and tomorrow (Sunday) as forecasters expect the cold snap will bring yet more snow and ice to affect much of the country.

Commuters are being warned to expect disruptions and more than 120 flights in and out of London have already cancelled because of the severe weather.

Forecasters warn the icy conditions will continue tomorrow (Sunday) and into next week, causing treacherous travelling conditions, public transport delays and the possibility rural communities could be cut off.

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Snow will turn heavy in places on Sunday, and may last for much of the day across parts of southwest England.

Met Office

Tonight (Saturday), amber alerts are in place until 9am tomorrow for the East Midlands, North West England, West Midlands and

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