SNOW chaos brought parts of the country to a standstill this morning as the Met Office issues weather warnings for much of the UK.
Gatwick and Stansted airports have both had to close their runways, with dozens of flights being delayed or canceled altogether as arctic conditions wreaked havoc across Britain.
Where has it snowed in the UK?
The M25 was brought to a standstill and many drivers had to stay in their cars overnight.
Conditions have caused significant delays on the M25 in both directions, mainly between junction 23 and junction 28.
Schools have been forced to close across England and children have been told to stay home because of the snow, while many others are expected to start late due to the disruption.
You can check if your child’s school is closed on the Department of Education’s website.
The weather has taken a toll on travel, with many train services across the UK having to be cancelled.
In Wales, conditions meant ambulances were exceeding capacity and some people were asked to self-administer to hospital.
The Met Office has issued further weather warnings through Monday and Tuesday, with some rural communities expected to be temporarily cut off.
It is also said that in certain areas there is a small chance of power outages and other services, such as B. the mobile phone reception, can also be affected.
Snow and ice are causing severe disruption to London Underground service this morning, with only the Waterloo & City line providing good service.
Sunday was the coldest night of the year with temperatures reaching -15.6 degrees in Braemar, Scotland.
Stansted Airport was able to reopen its runway at 3am Monday after all flights from the airport were suspended to allow snow to be cleared.
Given that we experienced a record-breakingly mild November, the cold snap will have shocked people at a time of great concern over rising energy bills and the cost of living crisis.
will it snow today?
Many parts of the UK will be hit by sub-zero temperatures well into the day today with snow showers expected in some areas.
Ice will be a problem for south east parts of England throughout Monday and into Tuesday.
Untreated paths and roads create dangerous conditions and it is recommended that trips are only undertaken when absolutely necessary.
The Met Office advises Tuesday will continue to be cold with patchy frost and fog persisting.
Otherwise fair, but more wintry showers near exposed coasts, later perhaps to the extreme southwest.
Snow most persistent in northern Scotland.
Wednesday to friday
It will remain cold but often light, although frost and fog will slowly clear in places overnight.
Increased risk of rain or snow outbreaks by the end of the week.
Is the snow settling?
Images shared on various social media platforms show the snow has settled in many places but is likely to turn to ice with current temperatures.
Snow will settle in some untreated areas, while rural areas can expect the same.
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