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Snow warnings issued as Beast from the East edges toward Yorkshire

24 February 2018, 07:04 | Kristen Gross

Tonight will be cold and dry with lowest temperatures of 2 to 4 degrees.

Cold with highest temperatures of 6 to 8 degrees in a moderate southeast wind.

In a statement on the Met Office website, the warning advises: "Snow showers may become persistent from late Monday afternoon, continuing overnight and throughout Tuesday".

On Monday London, the South East, East and West Midlands and the East of England could see up to 10cm of snow.

The Met Office has now issued two yellow snow warnings for the East of England and Scotland to settle in by the start of next week.

Weather service issues flood watch for Tuesday and Wednesday
If you live in an area that is prone to flooding, you should be taking protective action now to keep you and your family safe. The potholes on numerous roads may also be filled with water, which also requires motorists to slow down in some areas.

The Met Office has urged people to check the national Cold Weather Plan and your local NHS Trust's emergency plan for appropriate preventive action.

Met Eireann forecasters say conditions will turn "progressively colder" from Tuesday on. Those with ski vacations may find it hard to impossible to reach their destinations due to the sheer amount of snow, with skiing made more challenging due to frigid air temperatures and strong winds. Here's the latest forecast for the coming days.

The coldest air is projected to affect eastern Europe and Scandinavia, where temperature departures from average could reach almost 40 degrees Fahrenheit below average for this time of year. There will be a widespread sharp to severe frost and drivers are advised to slow down and be mindful of areas of black ice.

For the rest of the week, temperatures will remain cold but will rise above freezing for the rest of the week.

Some places, particularly along exposed coastal areas, will also see blustery conditions and wintry showers of sleet and hail. There will be some further sleet and snow, but it doesn't look to be extensive.

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