Snow and ice predicted for Newbury

Snow and ice predicted for Newbury

For the latest weather updates and for more information go to the Met Office website. "Highest temperatures of 2 to 4 degrees with moderate to fresh, gusty northwest winds".

Roads and railways are likely to be affected as freezing temperatures, ice and snow are expected to hit the town.

Snow showers are expected overnight across the United Kingdom forcing Britons to wake up to severe icy conditions on Wednesday morning.

Around 0.4in to 1.2in (1cm-3cm) could accumulate on lower-lying levels, with the possibility of 2in to 4in (5cm-10cm) falling on higher ground, forecasters said.

The Met Office seems to think so.

There has already been significant snowfall in some parts of the Highlands and the snow gates on the A939 between Cock Bridge and Tomintoul were closed on Monday afternoon.

Yellow warnings had been in place until midday on Wednesday but further warnings have now been put in place for Thursday and Friday.

The Isle of Wight could see some snow and ice over the next 48 hours, according to reports.


Emergency services had to assist a number of drivers stuck in the snow in the north-east on Sunday night.

"There's a potential for disruptive snow in some parts of the country, particularly in the South East area on Tuesday and Wednesday".

It's likely to cause travel disruption across the United Kingdom on Tuesday, with roads and railways likely to be affected.

"A patchy covering of one to two centimetres is possible at low levels, although some places will see no snow at all".

February could also be the coldest for seven years as lows of -14C were forecast by The Weather Company.

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