Will there be snow this weekend?

Last updated at 09:04
People sledging after snow fell on the hills of Broadmoor National Park in Cornwall,PA

It looks like the UK will be facing more icy temperatures over this weekend!

The snow is now expected to continue to move towards the east coast of the UK over this weekend.

And last night there were even more problems for motorists - with police helping to rescue stranded drivers in the south east of the UK.

Highways England, the people who look after all the roads in England, said that police worked until 2am on Saturday to help drivers stuck near Basingstoke.

Over the past week, heavy snow sweeping eastwards across the UK has disrupted travel and led to many schools being closed.

The south west has been the worst affected, with freezing weather affecting Wiltshire, Hampshire, Sussex and Kent and areas of Wales.

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On Thursday, round 100 drivers were stuck on a major road in Cornwall, with teenage students at one college in Bodmin having to stay there overnight.

And more than 100 people slept overnight in a pub in Cornwall after heavy snow left them stranded.

Beds were assembled on the floor in the Jamacia Inn pub in CornwallJamacia Inn
Beds were assembled on the floor in the Jamacia Inn pub in Cornwall

The coldest temperature in the UK so far was in Braemar, Aberdeenshire, where the temperature dropped to -15.4C (6F).

Some weather scientists suggest that the temperature might drop even lower in Scotland over this weekend, to -16C (3F).

Dozens of schools in the county closed on Friday, with schools in Wales closing early.

Snow depths of 12cm (5in) were recorded in Bodmin, Cornwall, the Met Office said.

Parts of Cumbria have seen 8cm of snow, while there was 7cm recorded in Inverness-shire and 5cm in Powys.

There are yellow warnings across the UK over this weekend.

A yellow warning means that you need to watch out for slippery surfaces and cold temperatures!

LANCASHIRE - JANUARY 30: Matilda, 2 (L) and Oliver, 3, feed the ducks with their mother in Stalybridge Country park on January 30, 2019 in Lancashire, United KingdomGetty Images
The snow didn't put off Matilda and Oliver from feeding the ducks with their mum in Stalybridge, Lancashaire

The Met Office has warned of dangerous driving conditions in some southern areas, with warnings of rail delays and flights cancellations into Friday morning.

They warn of some snow and say some stretches of road will be icy.

Shetland ponies stand in a snow-covered field on a hillside near Scalloway, Shetland Islands on January 30, 2019AFP/Getty Images
These Shetland ponies in Scalloway, Shetland Islands look pretty chilly in the snow!

England, Wales and Northern Ireland also recorded their lowest temperatures of the winter so far.

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