Easter weather: Met Office warns of 10cm of snow as snow storm hits UK on ...

Latest Met Office forecasts show a large snow cloud engulfing large swathes of Britain on Easter Monday.

The Met Office issued two yellow snow warning to stay in effect between 6 pm Easter Sunday and 4 pm Easter Monday covering Wales, the West Midlands, North West England, Yorkshire and the Humber, SW Scotland, the Lothian Borders and Strathclyde.

The Met Office said the new weather system could bring up to 10cm of snow in the affected areas, threatening Britons with travel disruptions as they make their way home after the Bank Holiday weekend.

The warning reads: "Some roads and railways are likely to be affected with longer journey times by road, bus and train services.

MET OFFICE•GETTYEaster weather: The Met Office issued a yellow warning for snow for Easter Monday

"There is a chance of travel delays on roads with some stranded vehicles and passengers, along with delayed or cancelled rail and air travel."

"There is a small chance that some rural communities could become cut off. There is also a chance that power cuts will occur and other services, such as mobile phone coverage, may be affected."

BBC Weather meteorologist Helen Willetts further dashed hopes for a sunny Easter Monday, saying forecasts remained bleak.

She said: "As we make out

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