UK snow: Map of areas on alert

Snow and icy conditions are continuing across the UK for the fourth day in a row. Click on the images below to find out more about some of the areas that have seen most disruption.


Lauder, Berwickshire, Scotland

Deer at Studley Royal Park

Heavy drifting snow has closed schools and is causing travel disruption across parts of Scotland. Roads in the Borders and the north east have been affected and airports are warning of cancellations on some routes. The Met Office urged the public to "be prepared" for snow and gale force winds in eastern, central and southern areas.

Oldham, Greater Manchester

Train in the snowy countryside

About 150 schools across Greater Manchester closed on Monday with the worst-affected areas in Wigan, Bolton and Oldham. There was disruption to flights at Manchester Airport and to train services between Manchester and London. Drivers were also being warned to take extra care on the area’s roads.


Birds on the River Trent

Up to 5cm (2in) of snow fell across Nottinghamshire on Sunday into Monday and around 200 schools across the region have shut. East Midlands Airport was closed and Nottinghamshire County Council has warned drivers that some untreated side roads remained icy and hazardous.


Snow ploughs at Heathrow

Heathrow Airport reduced its schedule on Monday by about 10% - cutting about 130 flights - in anticipation of low visibility. Heathrow cancelled 300 flights on Sunday and weather conditions also led to more than 40 cancellations at London City Airport.

Huddersfield, West Yorkshire

Man walking in the snow

The Met Office said the snow would continue throughout the day in West Yorkshire with up to 20cm (8in) forecast. Leeds Bradford Airport, which closed its runway because of the snow, said it hoped flights would resume later on Monday. Click play to watch Andy Yeomans from the RAC give some tips on how to drive in the snow.

Molesworth, Cambridgeshire

Traffic jam in Cambridgeshire

There has been transport disruption in eastern England with icy conditions affecting road, rail and air travel. Traffic was brought to a standstill on the A14 at Molesworth in Cambridgeshire on Monday morning after a van overturned. In neighbouring Essex, a 59-year-old man from Colchester died on the A12 near Kelvedon on Sunday while driving in snowy conditions.


Kings Cross station, London

A number of centimetres of snow was seen across London over the weekend. A yellow weather warning of ice has been issued by the Met Office for southern England and further snow flurries are possible. Transport has been disrupted across the London - on the trains, Eurostar and at Heathrow and London City airports.

Tunbridge Wells, Kent


While some Kent residents took advantage of the snowy weather to take part in winter sports, commuters were being warned of disruption after Southeastern trains cancelled more than 60 services. More than 200 schools and nurseries were also closed across the county amid the icy conditions.

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