Britain faces more snow and temperatures as low as -6C, with forecasters warning of a 10-day wintry blast coming in from the North Sea."The earliest widespread snowfall in 17 years has landed in Scotland and the North of England, with up to 6in (15cm) of snow settling. Widespread frost and further snow showers are expected as the cold snap tightens its grip on Friday.
The Met Office has issued severe weather warnings, flagging up icy roads and drifting snow across the North East, East Midlands and east and southwest England, as well of parts of Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales. It warned of snowfall reaching up to 10in (25cm) on higher ground by Saturday.
Temperatures are not expected to rise much above 2C (36F) by day, remaining lower in the more exposed, rural areas. Sky News weather forecaster Nazaneen Ghaffar says more snow is predicted in the North East while "rain, sleet and hill snow will push in from the West - most of it settling in the South West in the Cornwall area and west of Wales".
Friday is expected to be near freezing, although central parts of Britain should stay dry. Londoners were warned sleet could hit the capital in the early hours of Friday. Motorists are being urged to exercise caution on the roads as temperatures plunge and check weather conditions before setting off."
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