In the UK, it was the coldest winter night, as the cooling continues to cause icing throughout the country.
Loch Glassarnoh in Scotland was the coldest place in Britain when the temperature dropped to a staggering -13.6C.
Due to the low temperatures on Thursday and Friday, the meteorological bureau issued warnings about snow, ice and fog, and further route disturbances are expected, which you can find out on our sister blog.
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2019-01-31T11: 25: 00.000Z
What do the weather warnings of the Meteorological Bureau really mean?
There are currently yellow warnings for ice, snow, and fog throughout the UK, and amber warning is active from 2 to 9 pm throughout western England today.
This is what the Meteorological Service says:
Yellow warnings can be issued for a range of weather situations. Many of them are released when there is a chance that the weather will cause some minor bumps, including some interference with travel in several places. Many people can continue their daily lives, but some of them will be directly affected, so it is important to assess whether it is possible to influence this. Other yellow warnings are issued when the weather can have a much more serious effect on most people, but the reliability of these effects is much lower. It is important to read the contents of the yellow warnings to determine which weather situation is covered by the yellow warning.
There is an increased likelihood of exposure to harsh weather that could potentially disrupt your plans. This means that there is a possibility of delays in transit, the closure of roads and railways, a power outage and the potential risk to life and property. You should think about changing your plans and taking measures to protect yourself and your property. You may want to think about the impact of weather on your family and your community, and also on whether you need to do something in anticipation of harsh weather in order to minimize impact.
Dangerous weather is expected, and if you have not already done so, you should take action now to protect yourself and others from the effects of severe weather. It is highly likely that this would be life threatening, with significant travel disruptions, energy supply and, possibly, widespread damage to property and infrastructure. You should avoid traveling where possible and follow the advice of the emergency services and local authorities. ”
2019-01-31T10: 25: 00.000Z
Update this morning from the Southeast Railway, which will operate in winter on Friday due to adverse conditions.
Meanwhile, the harsh weather also causes disruptions in the operation of the Northern Railway between Meadowhall and Rotherham Central, the port of Ellesmere and Helsby this morning.
"Where services are affected, and, where possible, we will organize road transport for customers along the affected routes, but in some places this complicates the situation," says Severny on his website.
"It is recommended that all customers check before the trip, as it is predicted that winter conditions will continue for the next few days."
2019-01-31T09: 35: 00.000Z
This morning, some news agencies suggest that a sleet of snow that has swept southwest England from the Atlantic at rush hour this evening will cause the central regions to suffer from TEN HOURS clogged with snow and the army will be on standby .
Meteorological service, naturally, takes a more balanced position.
2019-01-31T08: 48: 50.583Z
Mr. Wilson said that central England and Wales could bear the brunt of snow on Thursday afternoon and evening, as the wet weather passing through south-west England becomes winter, in some places up to 4 inches of snow is visible.
Yellow weather warnings for ice are available in the northwest of Scotland and on the North and West Islands, warning travelers about the dangerous slippery road.
A similar warning applies to northwest England, southwest England, Wales, Yorkshire and the Humber.
Midlands, east of England, Greater London and the south of England should also beware of fog, making it difficult to move on icy roads on Thursday morning.
The yellow snow warning also applies to large parts of England and must remain in place until late Friday night.
The meteorological office warned that most of Scotland should also be ready for snowfall.
2019-01-31T08: 47: 53.066Z
Yesterday's travel disruption will continue.
Southeast trains said that 21 services were canceled or changed on Thursday morning to minimize the effect of ice formation on the rails and to ensure the cleanliness of the lines, as well as the fact that on Friday the “winter schedule” will be fulfilled.
Manchester and Liverpool airports were stopped on Wednesday morning, and several schools closed throughout the UK due to harsh conditions.
2019-01-31T08: 45: 42.876Z
All four countries in the United Kingdom set new records for the winter night of 2018/2019.
Loch Glassarnoh in Scotland was the coldest at -13.6C; Sennybridge at Powys, Wales, down to -9.3C; Catesbridge in Northern Ireland fell to -8.2 ° C, while Camp Redesdale, Northumberland, recorded a temperature of -10.4 ° C. Brrr!
Meteor forecast Mark Wilson said that cold temperatures should have stayed.
“It was a very, very cold night. We could see similar temperatures on Thursday evening in Scotland, but in Northern Ireland, England and Wales, it probably won't be so cold. ”
"Saturday evening on Sunday can also be very cold."
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