The weather forecast for the UK has gotten very cold this week and Storm Darcy – or the Beast from the East 2 – is set to wreak more havoc in the country on Monday (February 8th).
The Met Office has issued severe weather warnings as snow continues to fall across the UK.
According to forecasts, up to six inches of snow could fall in some places.
🥶Sub-Zero Wind Chill for everyone
❄️Snow shower corridors in eastern parts can bring 5-15cm of snow in some places
🌥️Many areas see few (if any) lighter thunderstorms
– BBC Weather (@bbcweather) February 7, 2021
The weather in Great Britain will be “bitterly cold”
The Met Office’s forecast for today is that with strong easterly winds it will be “bitterly cold in large parts of Britain” and more snow showers will move west.
It went on: “These showers merge into longer periods of snow over some eastern areas, while further west they are drier and brighter.”
Yesterday, Storm Darcy brought subzero temperatures from the east and hit the east coast of the country.
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Now it has moved inland, taking snow and strong winds with it.
The BBC weather forecast says that up to six inches of snow could fall in some parts of the country today.
What do the amber weather warnings mean?
The BBC says the East Midlands and Yorkshire, as well as the Humber, especially over the Lincolnshire Wolds, are at risk from heavy snowfall.
Today’s weather forecast comes after widespread snowfall in the eastern regions of the UK.
Up to four inches of snow was recorded in Manston, Kent on Sunday evening.
Road travel delays are likely leaving some vehicles and passengers stranded.
Subsequently, today the Met Office issued weather warnings in Amber for the East Midlands, Sheffield and Lincolnshire.
This means that “driving delays on roads are likely and some vehicles and passengers are stranded”.
It is also warned that “blackouts are likely and other services such as B. cell phone coverage may be affected “.
What will happen in the rest of the week?
The Met Office says more snow is forecast for Tuesday.
“More snow showers in the east, frequent and heavy in central Scotland,” it says.
“Many western parts are drying with a little sunshine, but again very cold. Windy in the south. “
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It is said that the rest of the week will be “very cold” but the strong winds in the east will subside.
It also warns of “hard frosts” with more snow on Friday.
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