United Kingdom set for second day of snow and ice

An amber weather warning for snow and ice is in place across north-west England, Yorkshire and the Midlands, as well as in London, the South East, and east of England, from 4pm on Saturday until 9am on Sunday.

Flight passengers are advised to check with their airline for the latest flight information, while drivers are warned to take care.

Britain was braced for further travel disruption as the "mini beast from the east" was expected to bring up to 25cm of snow to parts of the UK.

Met Office meteorologist Alex Burkhill said: "It will be bitterly cold with some snow for many places over the weekend".

Windy.com also provides live snow tracking for the next three days, which show as the freezing winds and new snow accumulations hit the United Kingdom east coast. Fresh falls of snow will be on and off across the north-east of England and Wales.

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While a live snow radar from Meteo Radar shows the snow is now coming in from the east, hitting parts of Scotland and the north east along with London and the South East. "We're looking at some fairly large snowfall totals". "Meanwhile, parts of Dartmoor and South Devon could have a further 10-15 cm, with as much as 20-30 cm over some eastern parts of Dartmoor".

Temperatures are set to plummet with parts of London and the South dropping as low as minus 1C tonight.

"Windy with significant wind-chill, as temperatures struggle to exceed freezing across many areas".

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"This decision enables us to provide more certainty to passengers around departing flights, whilst ensuring safety and service standards despite the challenging conditions".

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Gatwick airport tweeted on Sunday morning to say that travellers should check the status of their flight with their airline and allow extra time for their journey to the airport if needed.

"Our teams will be working throughout the night to keep our runways and taxiways operational and we will be closely monitoring the weather forecasts with our on-site Met Office".

Leeds City Council said gritters had been treating roads overnight and road crews were mobilised to clear drifting on high routes.

The M25 was gridlocked on Saturday between junctions 17 and 18 anti-clockwise after an air ambulance was called in to a crash.

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