Eight inches of snow and 70mph to hit United Kingdom this weekend

Eight inches of snow and 70mph to hit United Kingdom this weekend

Motorists should expect delays and rural areas could even be "cut off" as heavy snowfall is expected tonight.

Accumulations of 10cm (4in) of snow are expected widely in the warning areas, while 15-20cm (6in-8in) is possible in the worst-hit areas.

The Met Office forecast snow showers for parts of Scotland, Northern Ireland, Wales, northern England and the Midlands with yellow and amber severe weather warnings issued for today and tomorrow.

Freezing temperatures as low as -10 are likely overnight and are predicted to remain into next week with forecasters warning Sunday could bring further heavy snow showers.

Dale Cargill, director of customer operations, said: "Our network generally stood up well to Storm Caroline and I would like to thank all our customers who experienced a power cut for their patience as we battled against the elements to restore their power".

Strong winds are also likely on Sunday and are expected to move east across the far south of the UK.

"Snow showers will continue to affect parts of Scotland, Northern Ireland, Wales, northern England and parts of the Midlands", reads the weather warning on the official Met Office website.

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Bitterly cold in biting and brisk winds today and temperatures barely above freezing with icy, sleet and snow in places.

There are severe weather warnings across large parts of the the United Kingdom as icy conditions and snow showers continue today.

A spokesman added: "There is a good chance that some rural communities could become cut off".

Here are some of the pictures already taken of the snow after Brits woke up to it on Friday morning.

Forecaster Steven Keates said: "This has the potential to cause quite widespread disruption to transport, power outages and isolation for some rural areas".

A total of 14cm (6in) of snow was recorded in Inverness-shire, while 12cm (4.7in) was recorded in Aviemore.

Highways England has advised road users intending to travel through the West Midlands and the north-west of England to check road conditions before they travel.

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